Q: My head gaskets got replaced and now it won't start it spins over good just won't run. Could the crank sensor have melted ?

asked by on

What can I do to get it started? And can you send me the vacuum line layout ?

My car has 270000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Head gasket replacement is a big job that requires disconnecting and removing many parts. Without inspecting the vehicle firsthand, it’s impossible to say exactly what when wrong. It could be something as simple as a disconnected sensor. An engine that starts and stalls can indicate too much air/too little fuel, so a vacuum leak is possible but not the most likely cause. I recommend having a professional, such as one from YourMechanic, diagnose and repair your vehicle firsthand.

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. My head gaskets got replaced and now it won't start it spins over good just won't run. Could the crank sensor have melted ?

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: Bad waterpump?

Hello. If the water pump is bad and the impeller is not functioning, then yes, it would not allow the coolant to flow through the engine. If the coolant does not flow, then it will cause the engine to...

Q: Idling and dashboard lights

You should have the battery load tested after the battery is fully charged up. The battery may cause erratic running and idle condition if the battery is bad or low on charge. The alternator should be able to recharge the...

Q: Transmission help!

Hi there. It sounds like you definitely have some internal failures of that transmission. A proper inspection would definitely be worthwhile to assess the situation accurately. Replacing the transmission is a viable option as well as a newer car. I...

Related articles

Rules of the Road For Iowa Drivers
Driving on the roads requires knowledge of the rules, many of which are based on common sense and courtesy. However, even though you know the rules in...
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...
P2103 OBD-II Trouble Code: Throttle Actuator Control Motor Circuit High
P2103 means there is a fault with the throttle actuator control motor circuit, likely due to a defective electrical component or part.