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I have a 2006 Chevy cobalt LS 2.2 engine size. Got off of work the other day and went out to start my car up and it clicks once and nothing. When I try to turn it over the radio and beeping from no seat belt on dims to a stop and when I let go of the key from turning it over it all comes back on. Radio and accessorys all work. Anyone have any ideas?
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Sounds like a dead battery for now!Did you try boosting it?

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Sounds like a dead battery for now!Did you try boosting it?
Yeah tried boosting it, had it sit for 10-15 minutes and still just clicked. changed the starter, sounded to me like that's what it was but still no dice.
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Did you try turning the crank by hand to see if it was free? Any oil in it?

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Did you try turning the crank by hand to see if it was free? Any oil in it?
Where can I find the crank at? I know I had oil in it before I went to work. I will check again
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Any corrosion on the battery connections or starter connections?


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Any corrosion on the battery connections or starter connections?
No corrosion on the battery connectors, I made sure they were nice and snug as well
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How old is the battery? Sometimes if the battery is fried, charging it won't help. Found that out this past winter on my wife's minivan (during a snowstorm!) The only thing I might suggest is to have the battery tested. When you do crank the engine by hand, check the pulleys to see if they turn. My Dad's alternator pulley seized up on him one day. Just a thought...


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How old is the battery? Sometimes if the battery is fried, charging it won't help. Found that out this past winter on my wife's minivan (during a snowstorm!) The only thing I might suggest is to have the battery tested. When you do crank the engine by hand, check the pulleys to see if they turn. My Dad's alternator pulley seized up on him one day. Just a thought...
Maybe about a year old, just had it set to charge going to put it back in now and check the pulleys and make sure everything is running fine
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try jumping it ,if make sure you do not have anything that has come unattached ,sensor ,wireharness etc.

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