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Hello, thank you for writing in. In a vehicle this old, when it has sat for so long, there can be many issues causing your symptoms. If the starter spray is not helping, then its likely you do not have...
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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 just clicks. Tried a battery and starter and it still just clicks. Help?
Hello, thank you for writing in. Your vehicle may be having one of many issues. To begin, make sure your battery cables and the starter's cables are all clean, dry, and tight. You will then want to see if the...
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Hello, my battery died in my car last night I replaced it got home and now it won't start. Starter or alternator? CEL on now also
Hello, thank you for writing in. With full battery power, the battery may still be struggling to use that voltage and it may not be providing enough amperage to the starter. You should have the battery tested at an automotive...
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I pulled out in to traffic so i accelerated hard and the car cut off and wont crank up.
Considering the mileage on your car, it really could be just about anything. But if there was an unusual noise, like the sound of something breaking when you were really on it, it could be real trouble. Listen carefully to...
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1996 mercury grand marquis Crank, no start
Hello, thank you for writing in. The vehicle may be having issues with the ignition module or the fuel pump. Both are good assumptions to work with for the moment. The ignition module is typically mounted to the firewall or...
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Hello. This can be caused by a number of things. I usually check to make sure that the security system is not engaged keeping the vehicle from starting. If the security system is fine then I scan the computer for...
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Engine turns over but won't start. Tested the starter and it goes from 12.5v then I turn over the engine and it drops to -20v.
Hello, thank you for writing in. As a general rule, a voltage drop test on the starter solenoid should be less than 1 volt, but this will vary with age, manufacture, and fault. Your solenoid has failed. You will want...
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My car still wont start and I just bought a new battery
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2001 chevy cavalier doesn't turn on.Changed starter and ignition switch. Alternator is good and battery is good. Any ideas why it
Hello, thank you for writing in. There are several reasons why the vehicle may not start, and several ways to go about diagnosis. You can start by testing the power available at the starter solenoid to see if power is...
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How many camshaft position sensor are on my 2012 BMW 328I 2.0 turbo
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my 2010 jeep wont start
Hello, thank you for writing in. If the battery is fully charged and the starter is receiving a full 12 volts (or at least 10), then the starter may have failed. You can test this by testing for voltage at...
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honda accord will not start
Hello, thank you for writing in. In these situations always start with the basics. First, when turning the vehicle over to try and start it, a slow cranking speed may indicate you have a weak starter or battery. The starter...
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my car will crank but will not start 1998 honda accord
The first thing to do is to check to see if you are getting spark to the spark plugs? If not the most common cause of the no spark is the crank sensor built into the distributor. I recommend checking...
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Hello, thank you for writing in. The vehicle may be having a programming issue. The security system may be locking you out as a result. You need a high-tech scan tool to properly pull enough information from the vehicle to...
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96 Ford Taurus while driving on freeway the car shut down it was out of water and got too hot . is there reset button.
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