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Questions regarding problems starting an engine. May be related to the starter system or other problems preventing the engine from running

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Car won't start unless I'm pressing the gas, and dies immediately when I let off the gas [closed]

What could it be? (2003 Mitsubishi Lancer)
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2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee security code

My jeep grand cherokee 3.6 2012 radio wants secury code and I don't have a use manual. The car cannot start.
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Car cranks no start smoke from exhaust and smoke from throttle body

I have a Kia sorento 2003, so 3 months ago the car was running fine. My dad did a valve cover gasket replacement on it since it was leaking oil. He replaced the valve cover gasket and left the intake ...
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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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2013 kia forte starting issues,

fiance tells me it didnt want to start. I get home and look at it, the battery cable for negative is loose. i tighten it and push the start button(push start) and it started for a second but i had ...
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Always takes 2-3 cranks to start

2000 Caravan 2.4L. If you check my post history, I asked about this vehicle before. I have long since repaired the vehicle, but something that has stuck around: It takes 2-3 attempts to start the car. ...
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I had a use engine put in my car but it still won't start up I have 2018 chev equinox Lt

I have a engine replace in my 2018 chev equinox the car still won't crank but I found out the mechanic cut my engine harness and reattach it in stead of using my original harness will this cause the ...
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2002 Toyota Sequoia not starting

I recently bought a 2002 Toyota Sequoia with 130,000 miles, it ran perfectly for about a week, but one of the handles had broken off inside the cabin. I searched up videos on how to replace the handle,...
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Subaru legacy 2021

2021 subaru legacy will start with jumper cables I let it idle for a half an hour then shut it of and when I went to try and start it that I only getting a clicking noise. Also when I try to start ...
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Imported my car from NZ to Sydney(AU) and doesn’t start after a short journey on hot days unless I wait for half an hour or so to let it cool down?

I’ve imported my Mitsubishi eclipse cross 2018 from New Zealand in January 2023 when I moved to Sydney Australia. It took 3 months to get it due to some delays on import permits. Now problem is, on ...
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New alternator new battery

So my Toyota Corolla 2005 alternator went bad so we purchased a new one off Rockauto.com first time for me personally anyway so after replacing it and reconnecting everything I plug my Battery which ...
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12 volt starter motor for reverse on a motorcycle with a sidecar

I rigged a 12 volt gear reduction starter capable of turning over an 18to1 compression race car motor. it is a 4.4 to 1 gear reduction starter. I have two 12 volt battery's in the system for a total ...
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Im driving a renault duster 1.6 expression. My car wont start and the dashboard is dead. What can be the problem? Please help

My car won't start, the dashboard lights are dead. I tried kick starting but it didn't work.
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What will cause my 2002 dodge grand Caravan to not crank

it will crank when connected to another running car with jumper cables. when you remove the cables it just goes dead and wont crank again until it connected back to the other running car
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2005 Honda Accord wont start with a new battery

I bought my 2005 Honda Accord in 2019. I have driven it a handful of times, other than that it has been sitting in my driveway. I bought a new battery for it today and put it on the car. When I turn ...
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Truck won't start after cold snap even with new battery

I tried to start a 06 Dodge Ram when it was very cold. It did not start, then tried 2 days later and it still won't start even with the new battery. What could be going on?
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Grinding/streaking stutter when trying to start a 2006 deville. What is the cure for that? and can it be fixed immediatelyit be done immediately

When I try to start my 2006 Cadillac deville, the starter seems like it is free spinning, and grinding on something causing, almost a screeching type of sound. Can that be fixed easily and immediately ...
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2001 Chevrolet can’t remember the rest it a truck

Okay so when I went to crank the truck the lights where on but the moment I went to start it nothing evening went out change the battery still nothing can it be my alternator or something
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Why does a starter "bounce"?

Custom 4-cylinder boxer, based on a Volkswagen/Porshe of some kind (not entirely sure what), with the starter from an '85 Nissan Sentra or thereabouts. (generic part number 16816) Video of two ...
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2007 Dodge Charger 3.5L V6 won't turn over, but starter and relay appear to be working

Some quick background: This is my cousin's car, it has been parked for over a month, at some point before it was parked my cousin hit a tree (no airbags or anything) and afterwards it would start but ...
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2002 Nissan Sentra 1.8 - where does this go? (engine turns over but won't start after unrelated repair)

Background: No knowledge of cars. Car running fine, then heater and engine heat began fluctuating and overheating. Expensive diagnosis- low coolant due to leaking radiator hoses, need to replace. To ...
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Can revving the engine cause damage to the fuel pump?

I have a 2009 Dodge Ram 1500 and someone was revving my engine while they had the vehicle in park. The vehicle broke down on them losing all power to the engine not too long after. I’ve had some ...
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Message from car to remove my key and it won't start

I have a Mercedes Benz C250 and every time I attempt to start the car I get a message to remove my key from the ignition and the car wont turn over. I have change out the battery and I have completed ...
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My 2012 Sonata having hard start problem

Pls my Hyundai sonata 2012 is giving me hard start issue sometimes it starts but as soon as I off the engine it will take another 30mins to start again. Right now the car is not coming on sometimes I ...
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Low idle and stall

Why does my car idle low and sometimes die? I have a 2001 Toyota Camry and sometimes when I go to start it the car doesn't want to stay started and will die.It will only stay started after I rev the ...
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How does a dead keyfob start a car?

I have a keyless ignition starter for my 2021 Crosstrek PHEV (ie, start/stop button). This is my first car without a physical key ignition starter. I wondered what would happen if the battery to my ...
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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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Hyundai Sonata died and won't restart after accelerator floored in park

My friend's 2015 Hyundai Sonata (2.4 GDI engine) was idling in the parking lot, and the (student) driver accidentally floored the accelerator (while the vehicle was in park). Shortly thereafter (...
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My 2014 Nissan versa won't start click in the interior lights does not come on

Just trying to figure out why my 2014 Nissan versa won't start. It won't click. The interior lights will not come on. One day coming from the grocery store at a red light my car started jerking doing ...
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2005 Honda Accord starting system issue, can not rev past 5000RPM

I have two issues on my 2005 Honda Accord (2.4L 4cyl engine) that may be related: Sometimes the engine will not start. The engine turns over a few times but eventually stops and then fast clicks. ...
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Cub Cadet XT1 Enduro Series with Kohler 7000 Series engine won't start

About 3 years old. This thing just won't start. Video shows current behavior -- when I turn the key the lights flash and the top spins, that's it. Right before this video I replaced the spark plugs ...
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Kia Sorento push start revs much too high

Worked on cars for years, then fell away from doing anything besides replacing the occasional starter or oil pump, then nothing as my cars got more reliable. My 2013 Kia Sorento is the newest car I've ...
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2019 Jeep Cherokee won't start

My car is a 2019 Jeep Cherokee on Friday my car wouldn't start. On my dashboard it said low battery voltage. I have had the battery a year and a half. I had someone jump it off and it started up. I ...
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2010 Ford Fusion with a 3.0L

I have a 2010 Ford Fusion with a 3.0L I turn the key all the dash lights come on and the radio comes on but it won't crank over but when I run a jump wire off the solenoid it will crank over and start ...
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i have a 2002 e-320 the abs light and bas/esp light came on, it caused reduced power and when i shut it off, it will not crank. any ideas

the abs light and bas/esp. light came on while driving had reduced power when running I shut it off and now no start and no crank. any ideas please?
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Citroën C2 won't start

Citroen c2 did start fine, but after changing cam belt it won't start. It is cranking over, but not starting. Dash lights are on. Doesn't seem to get spark. Please Help?
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Starting (Cranking) problem

Recently, I have had some problems with my starter. When I turn the ignition on, I hear a clicking sound, then nothing happens (No cranking) for about 3 seconds and then finally it cranks the engine ...
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Will battery recharge help temporarily?

I am fairly certain my wife's BMW X1 needs a new battery, but cannot get into NTB for another couple of days. If I give the battery a bit of a boost with my external charger for the next two nights, ...
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2014 peugeot boxer start issues

hoping someone can help. Recently purchased a 2014 boxer to convert to camper. After leaving it overnight it takes 2-3 attempts to start but once it's started once its fine the rest of the day. A ...
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Audi 100 C3 engine stops mid drive

I have an Audi 100 C3 from 1985 (66kw). It has a carburetor, which is tuned automatically. On random occasion engine stops working mid-drive. This usually happens 2-3 minutes into the drive- engine ...
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Tried everything scooter GY6 50-80cc will not start

Compression is very good, petcock works fine, CDI seams to work (tested with other one as well), have spark, just replace new stator and Narako coil, replaced vacuum hoses, side stand is up, have gas ...
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Mini Cooper R56 Trouble Starting with (P1105, P111A) codes

My R56 Mini had trouble starting (5-7) cranks to start it and lots of misfires, bad idling etc. I originally posted the problem here and tested for fuel pressure, it is nominal thought. After ...
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04 pontiac grand am wont start

Everything is working fine, but just getting a single click sound when trying to start, could be security system but don't think security light is on. Any solutions? Jump start didn't work either.
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Honda City 2002 doesn't start or sputters and dies

I have a Honda City 2002, manual transmission, and it developed a problem recently. As I was driving, I turned the indicator on to signal at a turn and the electronics on the guage cluster (clock, ...
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solenoid clicks [duplicate]

I have a 150cc gy6 scooter my starter clutch went out now all it does is click at the solenoid I have also replaced the solenoid and the stator what am I missing?
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i have a 150cc gy6s chinese scooter my starter clutch went out so i replaced it now all it does is click at the solonoid

i have a 150cc gy6 scooter my starter clutch went out now all it does is click at the solenoid I have also replaced the solenoid and the stator what am I missing?
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Car starts only sometimes

My car starts sometimes then others it doesn’t. I have a 2006 Lexus is350. All electronics work when I push to start, Battery connections are fine, just replaced the alternator, tried my best to check ...
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Simplicity Broadmoor 14HP Hydro riding mower stopped while mowing and won't start

I was mowing with a new (to me) mower this afternoon and it just died in the middle of the yard. I tried to start it again and it won't even crank. I've never owned a riding mower before so I'm not ...
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The car continues clicking when the key is turned, but the car would not start

The car continues clicking when the key is turned, but the car would not start.. Please click here to see the symptom I recorded.
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2007 VW Rabbit seems starved for fuel after sitting, but then work perfectly once started

I have a 2007 VW Rabbit that has had starting issues. A few thousand miles back, it would not start, and I changed the plugs, ignition coils, fuel injectors, air filter, and fuel filter. It then ...
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