Q: Q: Car won't turn over

asked by on

My car won't turn over at all.

Several things could be causing this issue. The most likely would be either a dead battery, or a faulty starter. Although unlikely, the engine could also be seized. I would recommend having your vehicle inspected by a mechanic to determine why it’s not turning over. Once it has been confirmed whether the problem is mechanical or electrical, the mechanic will be able to take it from there.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1,000 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!
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. Q: Car won't turn over

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: Turning brights on causes the engine to die

Hi. This sounds like the the alternator is weak and is going bad. When you turn on the head lights, A/C system, or radio it puts a load on the alternator and the alternator should be able to handle this...

Q: Q: Will a 4.0l engine and AWD 6 speed automatic from the 2007/8 Pacifica fit in the 2005 Pacifica?

You cannot use the engine and transmission combination in your vehicle. Your vehicle is not AWD and the two computer systems are not the same. The two have different wire harnesses as well as different body designs. I recommend not...

Q: What should a ml350 2010 model ignition starter switch cost?

Billing question sent to CS for the cost to replace the starter switch on a 2010 ML350.

Related articles

Rules of the Road For Iowa Drivers
Driving on the roads requires knowledge of the rules, many of which are based on common sense and courtesy. However, even though you know the rules in...
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...
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.