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My 01 aztek was working just fine, when I got off work it would not start. At first try to start it my lights and everything came on and then nothing. We tried to jump it off and nothing will come on. My battery is new. Nothing will come on not even my dash board lights.

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Hi pricilla:

will the dome lamps come on when you open the door or the headlight come on when you turn them on? it makes a difference as to what the issue may be. if nothing works at all then it's a battery/battery cable or connection at the battery issue. If the dome liughts work head lights work etc... then there is an issue with the ignition system in the truck an ignition switch or some sort of communication issue with the computer modules in the truck.  

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General auto repair,electrical issues,driveability issues,anti-lock brakes,SIR systems,HVAC,engine performance,Gm specific. I have worked at my current dealership since the 1990 model year anything much older than that I have limited exposure to. I do not have very much transmission experience so those question you may want to ask of another expert. When you send me a question let me know the exact make/model/engine and year for the car or suv you have it makes it easier to answer the questions that way. If your happy with the answer I gave you please feel free to Donate. This is a free service to you and I am not compensated at all by this web site. I have 22 years of experience to share with you and my knowledge wasn't free to me. I had to pay for my education.

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Experience in the area: I have been a technician in GM dealerships for over 22 years and I am a ASE master technician. I work at a Buick and GMC truck store Previously I worked at a Pontiac GMC store for 18 years. I Served a a lead technician when dealership was on a team system. I just recently moved to a Buick,Hummer,Saab Store when my franchise was purchased by this dealership. Organizations: ASE master technician

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Education/Credentials:High school diploma,2 year vocational school degree 2 year college degree. Associates degree in applied sciences (auto technology)Awards and Honors: GMC master technician

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Master GMC truck technician Master ASE technician in 9 categories

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