Q: Car doesn't turn over. Replaced spark plugs and wires.

asked by on December 21, 2015

Car doesn't want to start. The starter works, but the engine does not turn over. I changed the spark plugs and wires recently.

I would have a technician inspect your starting problem because it could be a number of things that would stop the car from starting.

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