Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Car got hot now turns over but act like no compression an blows starter relay

asked by on

Bought this car an guy said he drove it hot to work turned it off went to work now it turns over like there is no compression an blows starter relay any ideas

My car has 14000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

A: Hello there, this sounds like there may be ...

Hello there, this sounds like there may be a few different issues going on. The starter relay or fuse will only blow if the starter is drawing too much power, or if there is a short to power. Likely causes for a no start would be the battery, battery cables, fuel pump, fuel filter, starter, or ignition switch. A qualified technician, such as one from YourMechanic, will be able to diagnose the turn over issue and perform any repairs required.

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

Ask a Mechanic
(100% Free)

Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Ask A Mechanic
Over 10,000 questions answered!

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: How can I change the a/c compressor on a 2006 Bmw 325i

Hello. Replacing the air compressor on your vehicle would require you to remove the serpentine belt, evacuate the AC system of all refrigerant, undo the AC lines to the compressor, and then finally unbolt the compressor. It may be possible...

Q: Car's clutch is stuck.

The clutch may have broke and is not engaging the transmission input shaft or the transmission input shaft has broke in the transmission. The only way to tell is to have the transmission removed and the transmission and clutch checked....

Q: Charging and starting - 2008 Chrysler Sebring

Code P0622 relates to the alternator not working properly. This code can sometimes come up when the battery is weak. I would recommend testing the battery first and if it checks out OK, then the problem is likely the alternator....

Related articles

How Long Does a Distributor O Ring Last?
The distributor is part of the ignition system in your vehicle and its purpose is to route high voltage from the ignition coil to the spark plug. The spark plug then...
P0052 OBD-II Trouble Code: HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1)
P0052 code definition HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1) What the P0052 code means This code is seen when the Engine Control Module (ECM) tries to control the...
How to Avoid Back Pain in a Car
If you have back problems, sitting in a car for an extended period of time can be excruciating. Even without back problems, you could experience discomfort and soreness from...