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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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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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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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'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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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