Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: No spark but turns over

asked by on

I bought the Jeep and it needed the transmission rebuild I had that done. I had to get a new battery,changed oil I go to start it and it turns over but wont start I have checked fuel, crank shaft, and sensor, ignition coil, and all is good checked cap and rotor, wires and plugs. .the check engine light doesn't stay on. I did the test where you turn the key and it said codes 32, 55. I don't know what else to do. Also could it be the pcm bad? How do you know if it is? Hoping it's not .If so where to get one cheap

My car has 960000 miles.
My car has a manual transmission.

A: Hi there. The PCM (powertrain control modul...

Hi there. The PCM (powertrain control module) generating codes 32 EGR system fault and 55 end of message, leads me to believe the PCM is functional. Circuit test(s) need to be performed, using a test light check for power at the ignition coil positive terminal, while cranking the test light should brightly light. If not, the ASD (automatic shutdown) relay may be at fault. The negative side of the coil should pulse the test light while cranking. If not, the ignition module may be at fault. Proper diagnoses should be performed to avoid unnecessary repairs. I recommend having your vehicle’s no start be diagnosed and repaired by a certified technician, such as one from YourMechanic.

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!

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: Car cranks but it won't start - 2003 Nissan Altima

Your symptoms suggest a problem with both camshaft and ignition timing (driven off the cam). Given your mileage, I would suspect a worn timing chain, chain guides, and the chain tensioner. It is also possible the timing chain was loose...

Q: Car jumps into second gear

Hello. It very well can be that solenoid, but that is not too common. Many times this is caused by bad engine or transmission mounts. If they fail, the engine and transmission can move and cause this jump. Since the...

Q: When I take off from a stop I hear a banging noise 2013 Jeep Wrangler V6

Hello - there are a couple of possibilities for the noise you hear upon acceleration: a broken torque converter (internal failure), engine shifting due to broken motor mounts and fan hitting something, transmission shifting due to broken mounts, allowing the...

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...
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...
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.