Q: My car won't stop

asked by on

My car won't start up, it's not the battery because the car lights and radio is still on

Hi there:

If your Dodge Avenger doesn’t crank over, the issue is most likely caused by your starter or the starter relay being broken and needing to be replaced. If the engine cranks over but does not ignite, the issue will be related to the ignition system or the fuel system. Either way, the best way to know for certain is to have one of our professional mobile mechanics come to your home and complete a car is not starting inspection; so they can correctly diagnose the issue and recommend or make the appropriate repairs.

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
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. My car won't stop

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: I have a 2010 Camaro RS with an llt engine. How exactly would I take the thermostat housing off to replace the gasket & o-ring ?

The coolant pipe near thermostat cover will need to be removed for access to thermostat. If you have an aftermarket cold air intake plenum then you may have to remove upper and lower housing thermostat housing to get to the...

Q: No heat coming out of vents?

Hi There, The leak coming from the cracked thermostat housing may have caused an excessive amount of coolant to be leaked out of the system which impacts the functionality of the heater core. The [heater core]((https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/heater-is-not-working-inspection) is a small radiator...

Q: Why does my tie rod have a different thread than the parts I can get at the parts store for my 1986 Dodge Ramcharger

Hello. If the thread is different than the replacement it is more than likely because the center drag link that was installed was incorrect for the vehicle. Depending on the model of the vehicle it can have a coarse or...

Related articles

How Long Does a Distributor O Ring Last?
The distributor is part of the ignition system in your vehicle and its purpose is to route high voltage from the ignition coil to the spark plug. The spark plug then...
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...
How Much Does a Mechanic Make in Vermont?
Automotive technician jobs in Vermont have an average mechanic salary of $37k, with some mechanics earning a salary of $53k.