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Old 03-16-2011   #1
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Ignition?

hey guys i posted the other day about my car hitting a bump and dying. i changed the ground cable to battery, checked the starter and its fine, i have power and i have power from the wire that goes from starter to alternator. my headlights and everything work just not the motors or dash, and wont even begin to turn over. could it be the ignition? just seems all the accesories are what wont work. thanks
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Old 03-16-2011   #2
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GTA Year: 1991
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Re: Ignition?

try cleaning the battery terminals and post.
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Old 03-16-2011   #3
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Re: Ignition?

Could be a wire grounding when you hit the bump and short circuiting
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