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There are five things I can think of which could possibly be at issue, but as written, your question is very broad and could have many different answers. You don't even give any thought to telling us whether or not the engine will even kick over or if it just cranks over with no other signs of life. That said ... Number one: Your cam timing is off. This ...


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Theory It sounds as if the starter solenoid is getting 'stuck' due to low voltage. That is the second buzzing noise. The high pitched sound is your fuel pump priming your system and is normal. Perhaps the rain created a grounding situation that drained your battery a bit. Regardless of that speculation, here is the fix. Charge the battery. I believe ...


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For starting an engine, the battery should have a minimum voltage of 9V and above. if that is not available, then starter will be able to crank the engine, albeit weakly but would not be able to start the car. Low battery voltage can happen due to a defective battery or because of quiescent current consumption that drains the battery. Generally Battery is ...


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The part of starting a car that takes the most energy is overcoming the compression inside the cylinders. When the engine is running, the fuel/air mix in each cylinder is compressed by the firing stroke of another cylinder, but when starting, the starter motor has to do it all. If you think that the engine was turning over, but it was not starting, it is ...


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When a starter is energized and cranking the engine, it will pull more power than any other electrically operated part on the vehicle. You say you think the car was cranking over ... I'd submit that maybe what you thought you heard was not what was actually happening.


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Gas cap very hard to remove, the problem is not the cap. The vacuum is most likely the fuel solenoid stuck open. Changing the cap will not remedy the problem. I will have my auto get this part replaced, soon.


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td dr - I'm thinking your timing belt might be the issue. I'm not too familiar with the Uno Mia's 1.1l engine, but would assume from the size it is a 3-cylinder engine. It should be an overhead cam design, with the distributor hung off the side of the valve cover. If all of this is true, pop the oil filler cap and have a look to see if you can see the cam ...


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Is battery fully charged and working? 'One spark only' sounds like a discharged battery.


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There are 3 Possible Reasons as to why your car is not starting. First and foremost, Check if the ignition coil is working.If not then replace it. If you are sure that your battery is charged and ignition system is working then check if you have blown any of the fuses in the electrical system. A blown fuse will cause your lights , horns not to work. Check ...


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There are various factors which can cause the symptoms you are stating. If your car (1997) has a mechanical ignition system which is highly probable then check your ignition coil and if that is fine then check the spark plug.If your spark plugs work then clean them and check if the problem still exists.(BTW they should be brown in colour if they are dark ...


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The engine not turning over is related to your starter circuit or your starter relay. If you have a good battery and your relay is functioning, you will here a clicking sound as you turn the ignition key to try and start the car. The power windows and radio have their own circuits, typically dedicated to the use. Radio, circuit, window circuit, lights, ...


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You would have to bench test the starter to see if it is the issue, though I doubt it is considering the car cut off them wouldn't restart. The starter will help the engine get started, but once it's started, has nothing to do with how it runs. I would be looking at the ignition switch, but more than likely you'll have to take it somewhere to have it ...


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Check youtube I have a video out there on how to do the plugs and ignition coils https://youtu.be/_j8P6VjO9Os Plugs ignition coils


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@Paulster2 was on the right track. It was an electrical issue. The back-plane of the engine-mounted fuse box was melted. This is also why testing the electronics didn't do any good because the physical assembly the electronics plugged into was damaged.


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I was able to resolve the starting issue by replacing the IAC valve.



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