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Why is my starter not cranking the engine in my 2004 Mitsubishi Ecplise
Hello. It sounds like you have bad positive battery cable. When the cable fails it creates a lot of internal resistance that will cause this. I would usually do a voltage drop test of positive cable to verify this. It...
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F20B engine felt and sounded like it scraped against something while driving. Now the car cranks but won't start.
The scraping noise was the timing belt rubbing on the timing cover. The issue could be the timing belt may have jumped a tooth. This will cause the engine to have a no start condition. Check the timing on the...
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Truck would not start this morning. 2011 Chevy Silverado. would not crank and service traction control came on. Help!
Hello, thank you for writing in. If the starter is not attempting to engage and turn over the engine, then you are likely not getting enough power to the starter due to a dead battery. You should try jump-starting the...
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Car cranks but won't start.
Check the main fuse to the engine and see if its burned. If the fuse is good, then check the wiring under the dashboard and see if there is anything loose or damaged. A loose or damaged wire will cause...
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Engine won't stay cranked over.
Check the engine oil level to see if there is oil in the engine. If there is oil in the engine and the oil light is on, then you will need to tap into an oil gallery on the engine...
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Starting problems - Cranks but don't start.
Hi there. The fuel pump is working, but the computer is fighting the resistance that the pump is putting out. I recommend replacing the fuel pump with the correct year of the vehicle to ensure that the resistance is the...
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My engine on my 2003 Chrysler Town & Country engine won't turn over.
If the engine has to be cranked 2 to 5 times and the key cycled on and off, then the fuel pressure is either too low or the fuel flow is too low. Try turning on the key wait 10...
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My car won't crank or turn over to try to start. Maybe the Infiniti immobilizer security system.
To see if the Immobilizer System is not working properly or is active, check the security light on your vehicle. If the light is flashing fast, then the system is active. You can reset the system by removing the battery...
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the engine is cranking but not starting
Hi there. If your troubles instantly occurred; meaning your were driving just fine, then the engine shut down and no longer starts, it's likely that you damaged an ignition or electrical system component. Although the distributor or cap and internal...
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My car cranks over, but won't start, or even sound like it might.
Hello, It sounds like you may have a bad fuel pressure regulator or potentially a leaking or faulty fuel injector. I would suggest having an expert from YourMechanic come to your location to run a fuel pressure test to determine...
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Vehicle was sputtering and lost power. Gets spark, cranks but wont start
Hello. There are few things that I recommend you have a technician inspect. In order of probability your vehicle may have a bad mass air flow sensor, a bad crank position sensor, a bad throttle position sensor, or restricted fuel...
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1991 s10 cranks but no start
Hello, thank you for writing in. You may want to start by making sure your air intake and throttle body are all clean and working well. Then, perform a compression test to make sure the engine itself is not your...
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hello, I am trying to have a mechanic diagnose my dodge charger no crank problem.
Hi there. Check the neutral safety switch to see if there is any loose wiring or moisture on the harness. Check to see if the transmission position is in park or neutral when trying to start the engine. If the...
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Truck cranks but won't start after switching led light bar switch.
Hi there. Although we do not provide specific advice on mechanical issues due to aftermarket part accessory add-on's, it is quite possible that the addition of the amp switch, it's impacted the ignition system. I would start by verifying that...
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Car overheated and now it's shutting off. It cranks but won't start.
Hi there. If the coolant leaks out too much, the computer will see this from the coolant temperature and coolant level sensors and shut off the engine to prevent any damage to the engine. Check for the coolant leaks and...
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Hello there, my 2005 BMW 525i is not starting but its cranking. I've also noticed clicking sound near at the turbo.
Hi there. If the fuel pump relay is getting hot, then check the condition of the fuel pump when the key is on. If there is no sound at the fuel pump (like a hum), then the fuel pump maybe...
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84 Motor home won't turn over. There are battery power supply issues.
Hi there. The clicking noise maybe coming from the jacks to the vehicle if the vehicle has hydraulic lifting jacks. When the jacks are in the up position and the brakes off, the hydraulic motor maybe operating and trying to...
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My truck won't start. I put a new fuel pump, cam shaft sensor, cleaned my crank sensor, and put a new battery in it. It will crank but not start.
Check the exhaust system for any leaks before the oxygen sensors. This can contribute to having more oxygen in the exhaust stream causing the sensors to register a false reading. If there is no leaks in the exhaust, then check...
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Crank no start
Hi there. The issue seems to have a misfire with the spark plugs and wires. The smoke that is coming out of the breather on the intake or valve covers is caused by the fuel burning on the exhaust stroke....
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Where is the starter located on my 2007 Mitsubishi raider?
Hi there. The starter location on your engine is on the driver side in the back of the engine. If there is a whirling noise by the alternator area when starting the engine up, then either there is a vacuum...

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