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More than likely your battery is not holding enough charge to turn the starter. If you bang the starter gently (well, gently enough) with a hammer and it still doen't turn over you prob. have a bad battery. It may also be that your alternator is going bad. Most of the time it's the battery though. I just had the same problem and the battery is the cheapest thing you can replace to find out. If that doesn't work, you have a bad starter. Make absolutely sure that you get the right battery though, as it takes quite a bit of juice to turn over. (thus the problem with your current battery) Seems strange, but all of your interior lights, even your headlights should still work, but no start. Give it a try!

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