Car won't start but all power is on won't charge

Asked by Feb 21, 2019 at 12:04 PM about the 2012 Volkswagen Passat

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

got off work went to start my car and it wouldn't start. lights, radio, power windows all worked. The horn however, did not. got a jump that did nothing. Eventually the horn began to work but the car still will not start. turn ignition and there is a click but no turn over

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If you hear a single click, it's probably the starter/solenoid. If more, it's a dead or dying battery; you might have enough juice to light the lights, but not enough to turn the starter motor. Jump start the car properly; leave donor hooked up long enough to charge your battery, at least ten minutes. If your car starts, fine. If it does not start, replace your battery. After either of these, go to an auto parts store and have any codes read. They may point you to the reason your battery died.

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it needs anew battery and cables cleaned your horn gave it away.

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