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Since diesel engines rely on compression to run and not a spark like a gasoline engine, heat is directly involved in the combustion of the diesel in the combustion chamber. The way this occurs is that when the piston comes up it compresses the air which is in the cylinder. This creates heat. When the engine is cold, a lot of this heat gets transferred out of ...
cam actuator gear assembly; there is a bulletin on it
agreed that this seems like a fuel problem. the easiest and most important things to check are the two fuel filters, one big, one small - replace them. it's also possible to have a clog in the strainer back at the tank.
The starter solenoid on that engine (I have the same car) is inside the starter motor, which is a pain to get to (on the back of the engine.) As it gets old, arcing between contacts erodes the copper material until the contacts begin working intermittently. There is no way to buy or replace th solenoid or solenoid kit (unless you can find a scrap one) ...
I think the problem is, one or both of your battery leads are not connected properly. You need to do two things when you installed the new battery. Ensure the leads are completely clean of any type of debris or corrosion. Second, ensure they are tight enough to have a proper and secure connection. I believe the Concorde has side posts on the battery. These ...
The sound of the clicking is from the starter relay. There is a little bi-metal strip inside of the plastic housing and it's flapping back and forth. It's the same concept as a turn signal, it's just happening more rapidly. It means the voltage on your battery is low. Even though you just drove it, it might not be holding a charge well. Very hot ...
I have experienced the same problem like yours today but it happened to be timing belt which was broken, after replacing the car was back to normal.
Try to unplug your spark plug and then kick start it. Watch the tip of the spark plug, if it doesn't make any spark try to replace this spark plug.
Make sure battery connections/post are clean and battery has at least 12.4 volts. Check and make sure wires to your starter are not making ground connection to any metal, and are exposed and not covered to anything metal. Also, could be the starter/alternator. Process of elimination -- more then likely it's electrical, not the motor. Hope this helps.
Engine has no Oil Pressure when in Stop Mode, Start Cycles will wear out stress Bearings faster from low/no Oil Pressure Cycling with very short time to increase Oil Flow. Buy a new Battery, then Starter, then Engine ! EPA does it again.
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