Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Car will not start just cranks. Already checked starter, alternator, battery, replaced crank position sensor. Getting spark and fu

asked by on

Car doesn't start just cranks. Checked battery, alternator, starter & replaced crank position sensor. Getting spark and fuel. Went over puddle of water and car didn't start after that. Next day tried it & turned on. Turned it off & tried it again and didn't start.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Remove and check the air filter and replace it if it is wet. If there was water in it, then you may have damaged the mass air sensor or other components and may need to have the vehicle checked and computer scanned to see if there are damaged components. If you want to have this checked, a certified technician from YourMechanic can come to your car’s location to inspect the starting issue and guide with repairs.

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
  • Home
  • Questions
  • Car will not start just cranks. Already checked starter, alternator, battery, replaced crank position sensor. Getting spark and fu

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: After six months parked, engine turns if add starter fluid

Hello. From what you describe it would appear that you do indeed have some sort of fuel problem. The first thing I would check, however, is the condition of the fuel. If the vehicle has been sitting for six months,...

Q: 2010 Ford Fusion Advance trac service light on and Rack

The advancetac service light refers to the vehicles traction control system. The traction control system monitors the steering and stability of the vehicle and engages when loss of traction has been detected. This is done by the use of electronic...

Q: When the car stalls it takes a few tries before starting back up

Hello. The stalling problem and starting problem are generally two separate issues but they may be related if the fault your civic has is electrical, such a bad main relay. There are a wide variety of things which can cause...

Related articles

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...
P0240 OBD-II Trouble Code: Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance
P0240 code definition Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance What the P0240 code means P0240 is an OBD-II generic code triggered when the Engine Control Module (ECM) detects the intake boost...
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.