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My 2000 xterra has the lights work door locks work windows dont work tun key and get nothing doesnt turn over just nothing

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Jessica Howe, Automotive Expert & Coach at


Thank you for writing in. The lights, locks, and windows take much less voltage to run than the starter motor needs to crank over the engine. You need to start by having the battery checked by a technician or at an automotive parts store that can test them. If the battery is okay, then you need to look into replacing the starter. If the battery isn't strong enough to power the starter engine then it needs to be tested as well or replaced. 

Good luck!

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