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Q: it turns over but don't start

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It turns over but don't start

My car has 177000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

A: The engine needs three things to start. The...

The engine needs three things to start. They are fuel, spark and compression. If you are missing any of these then the car will not start. You may have no fuel from a bad fuel pump, you may have no spark from a bad camshaft or crankshaft sensor issue or you may have no compression from a broken timing belt. The timing belt would be noticeable by the engine turning real fast. No fuel and no spark will sound the same and just will not start. You should have a qualified technician, such as one from YourMechanic, come and diagnose the no start issue for you since there are several possibilities.

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