Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Car won't start and battery seems fine

asked by on

My car won't start. The lights and radio still work and jumping it didn't work. There is no clicking sound with trying to start it. I checked the fuses and non were loose

My car has 144500 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hi there. In most cases, when you attempt to jump start the vehicle and it doesn’t work, it’s due to a damaged starter relay, the starter motor or the ignition relay itself. Before you complete any repairs however, it’s a good idea to have a professional mobile mechanic come to your location and complete a car is hard to start inspection, so they can determine what specifically is faulty or broken and needs to be repaired to solve your issue.

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: Exhaust pipe making noise.

Without hearing the noise myself, it will be hard to make an accurate recommendation. The exhaust system if a possible suspect needs to be inspected for possible loose bolts, broken mounts, or loose heatshields that may be rattling or making...

Q: Transmission issue 2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Your transmission may have a defective forward sprag unit inside the transmission that needs replaced. Have the transmission mechanic follow technical bulletin 08-07-30-027 that the manufacturer put out in 2008. There is a list of failed parts and procedures that...

Q: Why won't my car start

We need to keep in mind that when there is a code, it wasn't intended to indicate the part that needs to be replaced, rather it indicates the system that is malfunctioning. Granted, with many systems, there are patterns that...

Related articles

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...
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...
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...