Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Car cranking but not starting.

asked by on

The car cranks, but will not start.

This vehicle engine and year has more than one possible failure for this complaint and no one stands out more than the fuel pump in the fuel tank. It is also possible that it could be could be a crank or cam sensor. My recommendation is to have a certified technician check the fuel pressure and repair the fuel system relay, pump and filter as needed. If fuel pressure is ok then he will check for spark and injector pulse.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Car idles fine for a while then tries to die

Hi There! It sounds like you may have a dirty or failing idle air control valve causing your engine idle to fluctuate and eventually stall. The idle air control valve is a small valve on the engine's intake system that...

Q: How do I adjust the speed compensated volume?

The speed compensated volume automatically adjusts your sound system’s volume as your speed changes, to adjust for road and wind noise. To adjust the sensitivity of the system, follow these steps: 1. Press the Menu button. 2. Use the Up/Down...

Q: Dirty fuel? Van not responding, engine making weird noise and cutting out

Hi Claire, It sounds like you may have popped a fuel pump relay. I would suggest checking the relays in the fuse box under the hood to see if the fuel pump fuse is burnt. When turning the key to...

Related articles

How Do Power Car Windows Increase Passenger Safety?
Power windows are responsible for approximately 2,000 emergency room visits every year. When a power window closes, it exerts enough force to bruise or break bones, crush fingers, or restrict an airway. Though...
P2428 OBD-II Trouble Code: Exhaust Gas Temperature Too High Bank 1
P2428 code definition A P2428 trouble code signifies that the PCM has detected a problem in the exhaust gas temperature sensor circuit in bank 1, which subsequently contains the number one...
P2103 OBD-II Trouble Code: Throttle Actuator Control Motor Circuit High
P2103 means there is a fault with the throttle actuator control motor circuit, likely due to a defective electrical component or part.