Q: My car won't start - Hyundai Elantra

asked by on October 27, 2016

The check engine light came on. Next day it wouldn't start. It cranks but won't seem to turn over. I tried again later and gave it some gas and it just barley started up. I can't get it in to be diagnosed until Monday. What could it be?

My car has 120000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

The first step that should be done is to have a certified technician, such as one from YourMechanic, download any error codes for you and diagnose your illuminated Check Engine Light. If you have a professional digital scanner, you can do this yourself if you have access to a scanner. In regards to the non-starting situation, this is typically caused by a "global" fault, such as a key sensor dropping out, a failed fuel pump or ignition coil. I would recommend that you have a professional technician, such as one from YourMechanic, take a look to repair the issue that is making your vehicle not turn over.

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