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2011 Chevy Cruze Wont start..

The car will not start say's Service Battery Charging System on the monitor

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Ucadam... I'm having the same problem with mine. Makes 1 click but won't turn over. I tested the battery and its reading 12.4 v and when it does start the battery is reading 14v so I know it's not a battery or immobiliser issue... Did you end up finding out exactly what the issue was?

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    Marvin Feb 28, 2013

    _Please post this as a new problem not a tag along commnet.

  • Margaret Ann Turney Jun 15, 2013

    Turn the key-Makes 1 click engin light is the first light displayed. Problem is intermittent GM dealer claims can't find problem if it isn't happening when they have the vehicle.

  • Lucky Ross
    Lucky Ross Jan 25, 2019

    check the mega fuse on battery


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O you mean the engine doesn't crank over or it does crank over but won't fire up?

Posted on Dec 22, 2012

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  • ucadam Dec 22, 2012

    Just makes 1 click thats it.. all lights come on inside & out of car..

  • ucadam Dec 22, 2012

    The heater was not working, I pulled the car into the garage this morning, I was told to disconnect the positive cable for 5 min. to reset it, I

  • ucadam Dec 22, 2012

    I re-connected the battery now it just clicks 1 time..wont even turn over

  • Thomas Perkins
    Thomas Perkins Dec 23, 2012

    Merry Christmas Dennis,keep up the great work.

  • Marvin
    Marvin Dec 23, 2012

    Has the battery been tested? If not have that done.

  • ucadam Dec 23, 2012

    Yes, full charge, all guages and lights work inside & out, When I turn the key all the lights go out and I hear a click..

  • Marvin
    Marvin Dec 24, 2012

    Sounds like the battery cable is defective or corroded.


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Sounds like there is an issue either with the starter, if its just clicking... or with the alternator. I would have the alternator tested first. And if it will start sometimes but not others...then it's most likely the starter on the way out.

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SOURCE: servicing battery charging system.

Check the battery terminals for cleanlyness and tightness.
Check the voltage when stopped, it should be 12 volts.
Check the voltage with the motor running, it should be 14 volts. If not the alternator is not charging.
If the battery voltage is low then it may need replacing.

Posted on Sep 05, 2011


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SOURCE: 2002 Chevy Cavalier won't start. The service light

this is a common problem with the passlock system im sure like everyone else you will have to get a new ignition cylinder/switch

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SOURCE: the 'theft system' light does not turn off with the key in the run position on my 1999 chevy cavalier. car won't start, it won't even crank over. the battery and the starter are brand

try locking your car with the key and unlocking it with the key, leave it for 30 second or so between the locking and unlocking , the car thinks some one has tampered with it

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