Q: Multitude of issues with car

asked by on

I have many issues with my car, and while my dad thinks it has to do with a fuse, I am not sure. First off, the horn does not blow. Second, the cruise control will not engage. Third, the lever that normally opens the trunk does not engage. Fourth, the AC does not work and only blows hot air. Fifth, my key does not start the car. I put the key in the ignition and a key symbol lights up on the dashboard. All of the electronics in the car come on, but the car does not start.

Your Dad may have been close. You may have a defective interior fuse box that needs to be replaced and then the computer reprogrammed to work again with your key. The other problems may be fixed when you get the fuse box replaced. If something still does not work after that, then it will need to be diagnosed. I recommend having a mechanic, like one from YourMechanic, come and check the problem for you and give you a diagnosis on why your car is not staring and other issues.

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. Multitude of issues with car

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: air conditioner blows cold, then warm

You might be on track about the system being overcharged. But that can only happen if the system was recharged and then too much refrigerant or oil was put in. But there are other reasons why the high side pressure...

Q: Car leaking gas and oil

Fluid and oil leaks unfortunately will only get worse over time. The main fluids that could be leaking from the rear could be a serious concern for the brake fluid or fuel. Either of these fluids leaking could be potentially...

Q: Transmission in and out of overdrive

Hi and thanks for your question. The cruise control is set with the engine speed and transmission gear selection. Check the fuse to the cruise control to see if it is blown. There could be two things going on. The...

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 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...
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...