Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Car won't start

asked by on

Car will crank, but it won't start. The crank sensor been changed, new coils and a board have been put in, the cam sensor has been changed, and the sparkplugs and wires have been replaced. All fuse are good, as well as the alternator and starter. The battery is new.

Hello. Another area to be checked will be the fuel rail pressure. An engine needs air and fuel as well as spark to be able to run. Your vehicle also has a fuel filter that can become clogged with dirt blocking fuel flow to the engine. Have an experienced technician inspect the operation of the fuel pump. They will be able to come up with an accurate diagnosis of your car’s starting issue and perform the repairs needed to fix your no-start condition.

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: Headlights not working - 2005 Buick LeSabre

Hello. A common fault is the combination / multi-function switch. This is the signal / high beam switch located on the steering column. If you need help having this checked, a qualified professional from YourMechanic can come to your location...

Q: wont start

If the original problem that caused you to replace the fuel pump was diagnosed as "fuel starvation", check for proper operation of the fuel injectors themselves. If the injectors are not functioning, even if there is fuel supply there will...

Q: fuel gage stuck on full,I'm told it might be ground wire or fuse.

Hi there. The fuel gauge being the only gauge inoperative, would lead me away from a fuse issue. Typically, the fuse is identified as the gages fuse. The ground wire is the fuel gauge sending unit rheostat. The sending unit...

Related articles

How Do Power Car Windows Increase Passenger Safety?
Power windows are responsible for approximately 2,000 emergency room visits every year. When a power window closes, it exerts enough force to bruise or break bones, crush fingers, or restrict an airway. Though...
How Long Does a Heater Control Valve Last?
Keeping the right amount of coolant in a car is essential in keeping the engine at the right temperature. Failing to have the right amount of coolant or even bad elements...
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...