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Cranks but won't start
There are several possible causes for a vehicle to crank and not start. There could be a bad fuel pump, faulty plugs, bad timing belt/chain, faulty ignition, failed camshaft/crankshaft sensor, or any number of other possible causes. It would first...
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Car starts in and out slow cranking at times power is on
Hello. Slow cranking can be caused by a few different things. If you have ruled out the starter and battery then the next things to look at would be the battery cables and the ignition switch. If the battery cables...
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No crank no start.
Hi there. Check the battery cables and make sure that they are tight and clean. Check the cables that attach to the starter and make sure that they are all tight and clean. The starter remote wire could have an...
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Truck cranks but won't start. Has good fuel pressure and spark. Engine will crank and run if you pour gas in the throttle body.
Hi there. Check the injectors harness with the key on and the engine off without trying to crank. There should be a voltage on one side of the harness supplying fuel to the injectors. Then crank the engine and back...
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Why is my 2004 Honda Pilot not starting
Hello. If you are getting the green light when this occurs then it is a theft system issue. I usually start by trying a second key if you have one. An old key can cause this. If there is not...
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Got honda fit 2012 with only 52000km. A few time I heard like a scratching sound like paper edge rubbing when I turn the the key.
Hi there. The issue seems to be the ignition switch. The black covering inside the switch may have come apart causing the scratching noise and keeping the vehicle from starting. I recommend seeking out a professional, such as one from...
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No crank, No start even with a new battery.
Hi there. Check the wire from the neutral safety switch to the starter solenoid and see if there is a loose terminal or if there is a break in the wire. A loose wire or broken wire will cause a...
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Car won't crank after an engine swap project
The problem with swapping engines is that these type of fitting issues tend to happen more often than not. In most cases, the flywheel is not properly aligned with the starter or transmission; causing the starter to not engage correctly....
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Car won't crank over then thud noise coming from engine, car has set for about 5-6 Months.
What could have happened is the intake manifold could have leaked coolant into the cylinder or something got into the cylinder like a nut or a bolt and caused the engine to lock up. Try removing the spark plugs (all...
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My 03 blazer was driving fine and all of a sudden it sputters then quits and has not started since. The fuel pump hums....?
Hi there. To start a vehicle, the electrical system, composed of the battery and starter, turns the engine over. Once running, the engine requires a constant flow of gasoline and good spark to keep that fuel igniting. If gasoline is...
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Engine cranks but won't start.
Hi there. There could have been a vapor lock in the fuel line, but also if fuel level is low, then the fuel pump will draw air when going up hill or starting and stopping fast. If the fuel pressure...
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Car will turn over but not start.
Hi there. You will need to add a pint of fuel water vaporizer to the fuel tank. There is excessive water in the fuel system and that is why your exhaust is white is if there was water in the...
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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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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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