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Car turns over but won't start
Hello. A car with the ignition switch left on typically only drains the battery. This results in a slower crank, which is not fast enough to start the combustion cycle. If you have not already attempted to jump start the...
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Ran out gas and put gas back in but car still won't start
Hello. When the vehicle is completely drained of gas, the pump and related fuel system components can be stressed to the point of failure. This will cause the vehicle to not start Start by checking the easy components like the...
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Car will not start
This may be related to many different possibilities, some of which may be related to a lack of spark and some of which may be related to a fuel delivery problem or a combination of both. For example, if the...
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Engine cranks but won't start. 2002 Ford F150
Hello - the lack of consistent fuel pump startup is, to me, telling. I would re-check fuel pump relay and wiring again , including the pump ground wire, for good connections and consistent power to the pump. And, I would...
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Trouble shoot break down when my engine starts back up after 30 minutes or more.
Hi there. If you are having an issue with your vehicle shutting off and not restarting up until 30 minutes or more, then there could be an issue with the security system, battery, or an electrical short. Check to see...
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Car died would not start again and makes a loud screeching sound. Could it be the timing belt?
Hi there. Check the drive belt to the vehicle. The drive belt is making the squealing noise on startup. If the timing belt broke, there would be no squealing noise, either a binding noise as the engine locks the pistons...
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Indicate oil/ pressure low,batery alternator,engine emission warning,heat warning
In the future, please include the model of Hyundai as well. The more information we have, the better the answer we can provide. I'm sorry to hear you are having problems with your new car. Since it is so...
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What would cause the motor not to crank and the dash lights to stay on? 2005 Chevy Silverado 2500
Hi - check fuses first, then check the engine wiring harness, especially the starter wiring, for correct re-connection. The behavior suggests either no engine-to-chassis ground, or incorrect wiring. Either or both appear to be "back-feeding" 12 volts to the dash...
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Car won't start
Hello. Thank you for writing in. The issue is very likely related to fuel, spark, or sensor of some kind. If any diagnostic troubleshooting codes have been stored, you may be able to access them with the vehicle off. These...
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Car will not crank
This may potentially be related to a faulty starter relay. This is a unit that directs power from the battery to the starter solenoid which then engages the starter when you turn the key. When this is not working properly,...
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Car will not start
This sounds like you may have a faulty starter solenoid. The starter solenoid is located on the starter and has internal electrical contacts that transmit electricity to the starter. When this fails, it may cause a clicking sound and will...
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Clicking sound when turning over.
A starter like any other mechanical and electrical part is subject to failing sometimes for no apparent reason. However, sometimes this is misdiagnosed as well and often times mistaken for something much more simple like a fuse, relay or starter...
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my IS250 lexus cant start, just cranks
Hello. Thanks for writing in. vehicles that only crank can be frustrating. Although the battery may seem fine, it is always a good idea if it is over 2 years old, to have it tested. This can be done quickly...
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Car won't start
This may be related to many different possibilities, some of which may be related to a lack of spark and some of which may be related to a fuel delivery problem or a combination of both. For example, if the...
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Car won't start
This may be related to many different possibilities, some of which may be related to a lack of spark and some of which may be related to a fuel delivery problem or a combination of both. For example, if the...
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My doesn't my car turn on?
Was spark checked while the engine was running? The problem may be a number of things, but the basics have to be checked correctly. A lack of fuel pressure means there is a problem with fuel delivery whether it is...
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I have a 2001 Jetta Volkswagen and I want to start it one day the car will turn on but won't start what could the problem be ?
Hello. Does the engine attempt to fire up and start at all? If not the starter is not working, or is not receiving enough power. The starter can be removed and bench tested, however these tests can be false. They...
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Car started this morning, tried to jump it but still won't start
Hello. Thank you for writing in. The issues you are having with starting may stem from a couple different components. When you hear a click, winding, or slow crank it typically means the starter has failed, or is about to....
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Car does not start in park or neutral 3 days later it cranked but would not crank again
I would recommend a no start diagnostic. During such a diagnostic it would be determined whether power (i.e., full battery voltage with essentially zero voltage drop) is getting to the starter motor, both to the starter solenoid and via the...
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Truck lost power when ignition turned off.
A no start diagnostic, performed by a certified Mechanic, will identify the root cause. The first to do is perform a load test on the battery once the battery is fully charged. If the battery fails the load test, that...

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