Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: My volvo was overheating today and then turned off. After some time i tried starting up but now it just cranks with no start

asked by on

My volvo cranks but does not start after it turned off because it was over heating, and another thing too is my instrument cluster none of the lights turn on when i try starting my car

My car has 145000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

An overheating situation can cause serious damage both to internal engine components and electrical connections, which is perhaps why you’re having problems with the instrument cluster. You should probably have a professional mechanic come to your location first and complete an overheating inspection; to determine why the vehicle overheated in the first place. Once this has been determined, they’ll be able to pinpoint the source of this issue and recommend repairs that should get your Volvo running well again.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 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

Ask a Mechanic
(100% Free)

Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Ask A Mechanic
Over 10,000 questions answered!
  • Home
  • Questions
  • My volvo was overheating today and then turned off. After some time i tried starting up but now it just cranks with no start

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: whats the typical cost to replace a rear passenger bushing 2005 galant 4cyl.

There is more than one bushing at the wheel position you are inquiring about. The upper control arm has bushings as well as the lower control arm and the trailing arm assembly. In addition, the sway bar has bushings. The...

Q: How long can I ride on bad struts

Hello, thank you for writing in. The time you have will completely depend on how bad the struts are now, and how much stress you want to put onto the rest of the vehicle. Worn struts will cause stress to...

Q: I don't know if the mileage is correct

Before you purchase this vehicle, I would have a certified technician inspect the car to make sure that everything checks out. It is not legal to tamper with the odometer and if you have a mechanic look at it, then...

Related articles

What Causes Hoses to Leak?
While the largest part of your engine is mechanical, hydraulics plays a significant role. You’ll find fluids at work in a number of different areas. Your car's fluids include: Engine oil Transmission...
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...
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.