Q: Turns over but won't fire

asked by on

My car shut off while driving won't start back up turns over but it won't fire checked the timing belt and it was fine

My car has 180000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

You may have a crankshaft or camshaft sensor failure. The way to find out is to have the system scanned to see if there is proper signals from each sensor and replace the one that is not giving a signal. If you need help diagnosing the problem then you should contact a certified mechanic to help pinpoint your starting problem. Good luck.

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. Turns over but won't fire

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: Codes say evap leak, can a car accident cause it?

Hey there. Depending on the impact of the hit to your van, this may have caused some damage to the EVAP system. If you have an air leak on the EVAP system, then the MAP sensor will not be able...

Q: I went to a mechanic today after my check engine light came on! I think the code said either p1034 or p1035 are they same?

The two codes are not the same but do pertain to the same oxygen sensor in the exhaust one is for the signal and the other for the heater circuit not within specifications. Since the code was cleared then you...

Q: How and what tools do I need to replace the sensor accelerator padle

Hello, thanks for writing in about your Chevrolet Cobalt. To replace your accelerator sensor paddle all you will need is a small ratchet, an 8 mm or 10 mm short socket, and a small screwdriver to get the connector off....

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...
P0052 OBD-II Trouble Code: HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1)
P0052 code definition HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1) What the...
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...