The Chevrolet Cavalier is a compact automobile produced from 1982 to 2005 by General Motors.

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2000 Cavalier; Engine won't crank over

I have a 2000 cavalier replaced starter battery battery chef bad engine won't crank over

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Manuel Medina, There could be many reasons for engine not to crank. Check for seized engine, use a socket and bar on the crank pulley to see if engine turns fairly easily if it does engine is not seized OK, if it does not turn there is probably internal engine damage which needs addressed. There is a 50 amp fuse under the hood, called IGN fuse check it. You can also check/test or change out starter relay. Ignitions were also a problem in GM's there may have been a recall(you could check this with local GM dealer). Neutral safety switch/plug/wire could be defective or if standard trans. check the clutch switch(test it). If OK. recheck all your connections and installation, have battery and starter tested as may be faulty. Check the attached links, trouble shooting instruction and guides, Good luck.

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Manuel,

First we need to make a distinction between "Crank" and "Start". Do you mean the engine does not rotate when you engage the starter via the ignition switch, or that it won't start and run?

If it's doing nothing when you turn the key, check for loose connections at the battery and starter. Also check your fuses in the car and under the hood for any that may be blown.

If the engine is turning, then you need to check to see if you're getting spark and fuel. Without these two thing the engine will not start.

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