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My car will turn on for music and ac. But the engine won’t turn over I took it to Midas they said it was fixed next day it started doing it again. Any suggestions?
 

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That's a start, does the battery test at >12.6? Start with a jump? have the battery tested to be certain it's up to full charge.
 

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How old is the battery? I'd be somewhat surprised if it's still the original battery, in which case it may have reached the end of its useful life given the MY of your vehicle...although in theory it is possble to extend the life of a car battery to last longer than the typical 3 years depending on how often the vehicle is driven and if you use a battery tender to keep it charged when not in use.
 

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How old is the battery? I'd be somewhat surprised if it's still the original battery, in which case it may have reached the end of its useful life given the MY of your vehicle...although in theory it is possble to extend the life of a car battery to last longer than the typical 3 years depending on how often the vehicle is driven and if you use a battery tender to keep it charged when not in use.
I bought the car like 4 months ago and it’s been the same battery I haven’t changed it
 

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Take it to an autozone and have them test the battery and charging system. Does it click or make noise when you turn the key? Do the interior lights come on?
 

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My car will turn on for music and ac. But the engine won’t turn over I took it to Midas they said it was fixed next day it started doing it again. Any suggestions?
If you have 12 volts and the push start button does nothing in park try it in neutral. Mine used to not work sometimes in Park.
 

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It's the Battery
 

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Sounds like you have a dead battery, I would recommend replacing the battery to see if the problem persists, and go from there.
 

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Not saying that alternators can't go bad but when it comes to electrical components that are involved in keeping the battery charged it's typically the voltage regulator that goes bad before the alternator does. I don't know how many miles you have on your 2014 but timewise, 6+ years is not a whole lot as far as alternator longevity is concerned IMHO--my 2004 GMC Yukon w/ 166K miles on it is still on its original alternator.
 
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