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Hey!

i bought a 2003 wrx that was in a front end collision, the rad was pushed back a bit but nothing to crazy, no damage done to the timing belt cover. The car however won’t turn over, it cranks and i’m able to hear the fuel pump prime. One thing I did notice was the voltage would drop to zero when the key was turned to the “start” position, don’t know if that’s normal or not. Any suggestions on what to do in order to diagnose the issue? As well passenger side airbags did go off.

thanks!
 

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Voltage to zero does not sound normal. Check for a loose earth connection and/or try jumpstarting.
 

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Find a factory service manual and chase wires.

Verify you have air, fuel, spark, and compression. An accident hard enough to send an airbag is enough to do major damage.
 

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Update for this post:
i checked for everything and all was good. I had fuel, spark, etc. Next thing i checked was my crankshaft sensor and what i found was a cut wire to the sensor. Why this wire was cut beats me 😂 but i replaced the plug and re wired it and the engine started all up! Sometimes it’s the simplest thing
 

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Hey that's good news!

I wonder why you didn't get a CEL.

Anyway all's well that ends well.
 
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