Q: Q: Car won't crank

asked by on

My SUV wlll not crank I haven't done a tune up on it for about 30,000 miles . Ran out of gas and now won't crank ! Tried putting gas and still didn't

My car has 135000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

It appears as if you might have a few non-related problems. If the engine won’t crank, this will be due to a battery that is drained or the starter that is damaged. If it cranks but won’t start, this could be due to a lack of pressure in the fuel pump; which tends to happen when a vehicle runs out of gas.

To save you time, money and resources, contact one of our mechanics who can visit you on your time schedule to complete a car is not staring inspection. This will allow them to pinpoint the source of your Buick’s problems and eliminate unneeded repairs.

Was this answer helpful?
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. Q: Car won't crank

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: Starter not engaging when vehicle hot

You likely require a starter, wiring, battery, or wiring. Hopefully it will be a simple starter repair. Without diagnosis, it is hard to determine. A qualified technician, such as one from YourMechanic can inspect your vehicle and provide the necessary...

Q: My 1999 ford explorer xlt v 8 AWD won't start after trying all these things. Can you please help me figure it out?

Check the fuel pump relay and see if its getting hot when the fuel pump is active. If the relay is getting hot, either the fuel pump is not working properly or the relay is shorting out. Try replacing the...

Q: My enclave will not go in reverse and the trans oil smells burnt. Do you think the flex plate is damaged?

Hi there. If your transmission oil is black or burned and the transmission will not go into reverse, then the reverse input clutch is burned and slipping. There is nothing wrong with the flex plate as it would effect all...

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...
What are the Car Pool Rules in Hawaii?
Hawaii is widely regarded as a land of vacation and relaxation, and as such, its scenic roads and routes are far better known than the state’s freeways. But, as with all...