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Q: My car cranks but won't start.

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My car cranks but won't start.. ignition coil, ignition modulator, crank shaft sensor has all been replace.. there is no sparks from the spark plugs. .

My car has 347990 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hello. Wiring from the ECU to the engine should be checked. If no signal is getting to the ignition module, there can be a short in the engine harness or a bad ECU. If you need help having this addressed, a qualified professional from YourMechanic can come to your car’s location to diagnose the starting issue and have this repaired properly.

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