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'09 Chevy Malibu - No Crank, No Start - Heavy Troubleshooting Already Completed

Answer: Turns out the computer was shot, entirely non-functional. Swapped one out and the car started right up. For future readers: The computer is a likely cause if the vehicle has power, yet ...
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What does it mean when I turn the car key, nothing happens for a bit, and then the car revs to life?

Usually, when starting my car, as soon as I turn the key all the way around, the car instantly starts revving and then springs to life. For some reason, today, when starting my car. I turned the key ...
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Ford Focus won't crank no clicking light on dash come on.

Okay so I have a 2000 Ford Focus 5 speed. I was coming off the interstate and hit a bump and the car shut off. All the light on dash come on even the radio but it won't crank. Not even clicking. I've ...
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No start/crank following ignition cylinder fix (93 Camry)

After discovering that I could not make a working copy of my only key, I read up on Toyota's split-wafers - they wear out and cause problems. So I took out the ignition cylinder, dissassembled it ...
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01 Grand Prix No Crank when it sits in the hot Sun

Strange issue with a 2001 Grand Prix (3.8L vin K) No crank when the car sits in the hot sun for a few hours, has nothing to do with a engine hot soak. All dash light seem to pilot, just no crank. If ...
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2005 Chrysler 300c won't start, possibly connected with theft alarm system

My 2005 Chrysler 300c won't start. I bought the car used and it came with two keys. One of the keys has the chip in it, and the other one doesn't (just the key, without any electronics). Two days ago, ...
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2004 GMC Yukon Denali, intermittent no crank/no start/no noise

OK, it started doing this a few months back with no rhyme or reason. Before this happened, sometimes would start beeping after engine start. A long 18 beep procession. Don't know if related. When ...
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Starting a 2003 Honda Civic after motor replacement

We just replaced the motor in my son's 2003 Honda Civic and the key does not turn over the motor. The same ECU is in the car, however the green light on the dash is on. Does my key need reprogramming,...
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Battery or what?

A few years back I picked up a 1989 Harley Davidson Sportster. I t was originally an 883, then the previous owner put in a 1200 cc motor. He threw a rod, so he said and had to have the cylinders bored ...
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My car won't crank

I started my car the other day and turned the car off. When I tried starting it back up it wouldn't crank. I took the key out and my dashboard gauges would stay on. I can start it up by the ...
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2003 Mitsubishi Lancer won't crank despite new battery and alternator

This is a 2003 Mitsubishi Lancer. Within the last 3 weeks, we have replaced the battery and the alternator. The car ran fine for about a week after replacing the alternator and now it won't start. ...
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Starting wiring diagram for 2012 Grand Cherokee?

I'm currently working on a 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee with an intermittent no crank issue. If you turn the ignition on and short the starter relay it starts up straight away. I have a good live feeding ...
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mystery no crank, no start

So, here is the issue with my truck. Sometimes it will strand me wherever i go in the day for about 2 hours (no crank, no start). After that, it cranks right up and i can get home. its frustrating ...
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2004 Grand Am won't start up despite functioning electricals

My 2004 Pontiac Grand Am's battery is good, lights, radio and everything. However, when I turn the key on to try and start it, the security light turns off, no sound is made, until I turn the key ...
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No Start, No Crank Issue

I have a Volvo Penta 4.3gxi-g with a no start, no crank condition. This started with an intermittent no start, no crank condition. It is impossible to get to the starter motor itself due to how the ...
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no crank, no start, no power

2016 Ford Focus. Ran when I bought it, but had been hit in the passenger side. While the doors were off, it randomly started acting funny when running. The display would start flashing then the car ...
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2000 Honda prelude radiator issue

I was driving my Honda prelude and all of a sudden it shut down and wouldn't start again. I pushed the vehicle to the side of the street and opened the hood. The radiator frame where the hose ...
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2005 Dodge Stratus that won't start after sitting for 5 months

We have a 2005 Dodge Stratus that sat parked outside for 5 months (Feb to July). We replaced the battery with a new one. The car started briefly but then died. Again started briefly and then died. ...
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Shorted battery on 2020 Mercedes A35, now car won't start

I recently had a short happen to me when I was looking at a broken plastic clip on the ECU housing. I was just trying to get the part # to replace it, so I wasn't expecting to work on the car and need ...
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No Crank No Start - Single Click - 2002 Mazda Protege5

2002 Mazda Protege5 will not start. Tried to jump start the car with no success. Confirmed the battery charge and verified all of the fuses are intact. Attached is an MP4 sound file of the clicking ...
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Car won't start, not cranking, but everything else works

I have a Mercedes-Benz C220 CDI 2003 model. Last night I wanted to go out, so I started the car. Then I forgot to put it in neutral, because sometimes it won't come out of park. When I switched it out ...
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Car wont start and couldn't be jumped

Make: Honda / Model: Pilot / Year 2006 / Mileage: 166.4K Was driving to an appointment and stopped at a red light. When it turned green, I pressed the accelerator and didnt move, then the car bucked ...
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Why doesn’t my truck crank up after I changed the starter,neutral safety switch and starter relay?

I had my truck stored away for about a year and the battery went bad so I changed it,but the truck didn’t crank until I put it on neutral or sometimes it would start on park.Today I had the neutral ...
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Tundra refuses to start despite replacing starter

This is a 2004 Toyota Tundra 4.8 L. The truck started to have a mind of its own when it came to starting. All of a sudden it stopped, no sound, no crank, nothing. I was told the starter is bad, so I ...
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2014 Ford Focus won't start at all

My vehicle died on me suddenly on the road today. It was stuttering for a few minutes hard prior to it dying. When I tried to jump it nothing happened at all, not a click, not a turn over, anything. ...
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2004 Toyota Corolla No Crank No Start

Some recent history for this vehicle: The battery had stopped charging. Alternator bench test passed. Battery bench test passed, but "in late stage of life". Reinstalling the original alternator ...
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My car won't start but has dash lights headlights n radio all normal

I just got a 2008 Ford Freestyle and I noticed every time I started it to go some where it had less n less cranking power, then when I went to start it at the grocery store it cranked s-l-o-w-l-e-y ...
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Golf randomly cuts out while driving, won't restart

I have the following problem with my carburetted 2004 VW Golf 1.4 L. While driving, it will just die or "cut out" for no reason. All the gauges jump on and off and everything is dead, and the car ...
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SAAB 93 1.9 Diesel from 2007 won't crank

I live in France and we had some unusual cold weather lately, like -10°C to -15°C. Since a week ago the engine of the car won't crank. The car stood in cold weather and wasn't started for 2-3 weeks in ...
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No crank no start 03 gmc yukon

I have an 03 yukon(5.3L) it wasnt starting a while ago and it just needed a new ignition fuse. After a week of driving it, it didnt want to start again. It has a brand new battery on it and the ...
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New ECM, car will not crank, VIN is programmed correctly

I have a 2013 2.5L Chevy Malibu LS, which had a bad ECM (Water got in and destroyed part of the board causing random sensor errors and randomly killing the car when driving, randomly deciding not to ...
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1999 Honda Civic Dx Won't Start, No crank

My 1999 Honda Civic DX won't start. I there is no crank so I started by checking the starter solenoid, there is no signal. Then I checked all fuses and relays including the main relay and they are all ...
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No power at dash

I have a 1993 Subaru Impreza L 1.8 L. I have no power at dash and a couple of days ago I went to go start the car and it wasn't attempting to turn over. I had full power at dash and everywhere else, ...
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No crank or start

I have a 2001 Ford Mustang and I put a new ignition locking cylinder and and a different ignition housing and a new antenna immobilizer and I even have the chipped key attached to the antenna ...
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Can my starter cause slow or no cranking

I have a 2008 Honda CRV recently the car has refused to start I called AAA and they came with a battery pack to jump the car but when I turn the key it barely turns over and does not start the lights ...
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My C300 2009 will not start. Please help

I have a 2009 C-300. Last week went for regular A service, they also changed FLEX DISC for $440, saying it was cracked. This morning car wont start. I will have to tow it to dealership next week. My ...
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Hyundai Sonata EF (2002 - 2005) - P0335 CKPS Malfunction

Vehicle will not start. I have replaced the CKPS sensor with a used one, but it still brings back the code P0335. before I shell out cash for a brand new sensor. Am I on the right path? Here are my ...
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Car started then stopped. Now doesn't turn on or crank

I have a 2008 Ford Fusion S- battery is 3 years old but was still working without any issues. I hopped in the car this morning and started it up, mind you I had driven the car 24 hours prior. The car ...
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Car will not start after short sitting period

Full disclosure: I am no mechanic but kinda know my way around a car. So I have a Subaru Impreza ('95 automatic) and a weird problem. When I let the car sit for two or three days it does not want to ...
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Ignition lights turn on, engine won't crank. How to perform trouble shooting?

I have a 2001 Lexus RX300. Ignition seems to work, but the engine just doesn't crank. I'd like to fix this problem myself. Here's some details: When the key is turned to "on", the lights ...
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1955 Chrysler No Crank No start

Hello everyone I have a 1955 Chrysler Windsor which does not run, the lights and horn work but when I crank the key the starter does NOT turn over but the lights do dim. I've replaced all the fuses ...
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Intermittant crank, intermittant start / Acura TSX 2004 6spd manual

OK, I've been fiddling with this for 2 hours and I'm fed up, but I need your help and I'm willing to mail you a beer or something if you can help me diagnose that stupid issue! I've read other similar ...
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Has my motor seized?

I've recently acquired a 1998 Buick Regal ( 3800 v6 L36 ) from a friend who had said that he overheated and upon trying to start the car again it wouldn't crank. I have read that there is a problem ...
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2018 Traverse Intermittent No-Start

Saturday morning, my wife went to the grocery store. When she left, her 2018 Traverse started fine. When she stopped at the traffic light to leave the parking lot, the ASS turned the car off like ...
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Just got a 2020 BAODIAO BD125-11GT motorcycle wont start

When I picked it up, guy started it right up no problem. When I got home, I couldn't get to start. All lights and things came on but no sound or turnover. Then friend hooked to battery pack and now no ...
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1986 HMC Hawkins Motor Coach on the P-30 Frame with a 454 BBC

I just replaced the water pump in my 1986 HMC Hawkins Motor Coach. It's got a 454 BBC on the P-30 Frame. With a new starter that was a week old, it refused to start. Turns out it was the solenoid on ...
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2011 RAM 1500 Trouble Starting

I have a 2011 RAM 1500 Laramie 5.7. Within the last 6 weeks I replaced the battery. After I did that my truck would fail to start on the first few turns of the key. When I turn the key I hear the &...
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2012 nissan pathfinder/no start no crank

hello all and thank you for reading. I am working on a friends 2012 Nissan pathfinder that his mechanic gave up on after throwing some parts at it and not fixing it. scanned it and its throwing a ...
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My Hyundai won’t start but have power

I was driving on the highway and suddenly it just died out of nowhere, so I put it neutral till I could stop on the side of the freeway. And I tried and tried to start it but nothing. I still have all ...
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1998 CR-V clicks behind glove box but won't crank

Standard shift. Car began to be harder to start as the weather got colder until all it does is click behind the glove box and refuses to crank at all. Replaced main relay without change. Checked ...
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