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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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Carbureted Motorcycle Engine doesn't start when hot

As the title says, I'm working on a vintage motorcycle that cannot be started by cranking when the engine is hot - I'm able to start it however by rolling downhill (engage the clutch after getting ...
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Automatic car just stalled while trying to park and now just cracking not won't start

2021Kia Seltos petrol DCT with ~20K km. Just stalled on me when I was trying to park after driving it for 30km. It was just cracking but not moving. So, turned off the engine and tried to restart. It ...
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2010 Hyundai Santa Fe push button start no accessories or ignition

I have a 2010 Hyundai Santa Fe Highlander with push button start. Suddenly it won't turn accessories on (without brake pressed) or start (with brake pressed). Gear shifter is in park. There is nothing ...
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2003 Honda Shadow 1100 cutoff while idling

My 2003 Honda Shadow 1100 cc just cut off while idling now usually I would just jump start it with the jump box this time there's no power anywhere I checked my fuses they're good the battery power is ...
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2020 Coleman ct100U

I have a coleman ct100u mini bike that has gas running to the carburetor but is not being sent to the engine. I have installed a new carburetor and clean all of the jets and nothing happened. I took ...
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Zongshen Scooter 150cc

I have a 150cc scooter with a 2 month old battery, I have a lot of new parts installed also. The scooter was driving fine but recently it does not want to start with the button, it just swings, then I ...
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Automatic Scooter doesn't start on low fuel/idle

The scooter doesn't start when petrol becomes less than half and idle for more than a week.The self start struggles for minutes, finally kick start works after several kicks.But when petrol is full(&...
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Car either fires right up or makes no sound at all

@007 Buick Rendezvous, when i turn the key the car either starts right up or makes no sound, by the 3rd try it has been starting but sometimes just fires right up. No issue with lights, radio, or ...
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PCM blew while on fwy. Now blows 1 second after starting

2004 gmc envoy XUV 4.2 Running perfect with NO CODES then PCM-1 fuse blew at 70mph. I replaced fuse, started vehicle, it runs for ONE SECOND and blows the PCM-1 fuse again.
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Troubleshooting Slow Start on 2009 Civic Si

The Civic takes a couple of seconds (2-3s, 5s at absolute worst) to start most of the time, but usually not after very short drives as of 2 months ago. It is progressively getting worse, but slowly. ...
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Starting Issue Question

2009 Silverado with new ignition switch. Put in new switch because I thought that was the problem.When I turn the key the headlights, the radio and entire dash lights up but not a sound from the ...
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Oil pressure dropped wont start

95 Buick Lesabre- 70’s miles. Hasnt been driving as clean for last couple weeks and few days ago it was overheating and pulled over and added water. Cooled down then about 15 minutes later I noticed ...
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Why does my 2000 ford ranger start when I push the clutch to the floor I just need my key on on and it starts with the clutch

It starts when I push in the clutch I understand you need to do that to start the car but I don’t need the key to start I can leave it on on and it starts with the clutch it has a 3.0 v6 engine
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2012 Nissan Armada not starting

Within the last couple of months my car will randomly not start. When I turn the key all of the electronics come on and it will click but wont start. It usually happens when I shut it off run in ...
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How to get car to start

I put new transmission in my 05 Pontiac Grand Prix GXP and car won’t start. It started up but i cut it off to put fluids in and now it won’t start anymore. Any ideas to fixing this??
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08 Honda Accord Odd Issue with Starting

I have a 2008 Honda Accord EX 3.5L V6, with 152k mileage. Sometimes (not always) when I try to start the car, it doesn’t start — there is no crank, the lights on the dashboard and electrics turn on ...
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Truck won't start unless I jump it (and I've replaced the battery)

I drove my 2009 f150 platinum to work one morning with no issues. As I was trying to start it to go home, the engine did nothing. All the lights and so forth worked just fine, but I didn't even hear ...
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KXD 706 dirt bike

My bike doesn’t have a battery & its jump started, it usually made a sound trying to turn on, got told to replace spark plug even with the noise. I left the bike for about 3/4 months… I’ve changed ...
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2017 Hyundai Elantra crank no start

Completed an engine swap due to a rod knock. Can read all sensors with Solus. I have crank sensor rpm and injector pulse. I have no spark. I check for power at the coils and it is a 3 wire connector. ...
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95 Integra LS Starter Control Wiring

1995 Integra LS (link to Integra manual) with Manual-Transmission The 95 Integra LS fails to start: proposed "jump test" was successful: shorting the battery to the control node starts the ...
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Why Your Lawn Mower Won’t Start After Winter?

What are the most common reasons for a lawn mower not starting after being stored during the winter, and what steps can I take to troubleshoot and fix the issue? I have found the solution for this ...
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95 Integra LS starting difficulty

The starter’s contacts were replaced at year 21. 7 years have elapsed since the contacts were replaced. Starting has now become difficult: clicking, the engine does not turn over. After a 3-4 ...
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Car stalls when in reverse, did not turn back on today

My car will stall while i am in reverse sometimes, and usually i just have to turn it off and crank it again and it starts back up. Today, it stalled when i was backing up, so I turned the car off and ...
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Starter bendix sounds like free spinning not engaging with flexplate on 2003 ford focus

After adding transmission fluid to my 2003 Ford Focus 2.0L SE cause it was very low on fluid. I then restarted engine drove about haklf mile or so and it suddenly acted as if it slipped out of gear ...
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No start when cold

I have a 2020 Baodiao 50cc scooter that really has a hard time starting when cold. The engine turns over good but will not start. I have replaced the spark plug, coil, and engine control module. I ...
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No START No PRNDL LIGHT after forcing shifter cable into drive

2017 mazda 6 gt The car was fine when parked for lunch when leaving car started but shifter was stift. Forced car. Into drive PRNDL LIGHTS disappeared shifter then seemed loose. I put it back into &...
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2014 Dodge Dart Starting Issue

My son has a 2014 Dodge Dart SXT with a little over 113,000 miles. One day last week the car wouldn't start. No check engine light or codes. Battery was purchased 3 months ago. Had it towed to a very ...
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2013 tacoma won’t start. Brand new plugs and fuel pump

2013 Toyota Tacoma 6cyl. Randomly won’t start it leaves me sitting when I go somewhere to hop back in engine will turn over and not start. I’ve changed fuel pump and new plugs. Any ideas? I can ...
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Jump-starting a car: connecting black to the engine block

I recently found out that when jumping a car, you should not connect the black connector to the recipient vehicle's battery, but rather to a grounded point on the car. The expressed purpose is to ...
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Chainsaw runs differently every day

I've got a husqvarna 440e that's all over the place. One day it'll run great, the next day I can't get it running at all. Sometimes it's way lean and will take off at idle, sometimes it's way rich and ...
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2005 Polaris Predator ATV starting problem

I have a 2005 Polaris Predator 500. I was riding it one day to the store and turned it off when I came back out to try and start it all it did was make a clicking noise. Once I got it home I tried to ...
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Hard to restart motorcycle after 30 min trip

My motorbike (Triumph Street Triple R 2013) has an interesting issue. When measuring the battery, it constantly is over 12.7v or even higher. And it starts the engine super well when cold. The problem ...
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Screech on startup (manual)

I have a 2008 Honda Accord K24Z3 with the 5-Speed Manual (178k miles), and I’ve got actually two questions/problems. First; When I start up my car clutch+key turn, if I keep my foot on the clutch even ...
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Small edger engine - hard to start

I have a small edger 2-stroke that is hard to start. I cleaned plug, washed sponge air filter and it still won’t start. I sprayed starter fluid in air intake and it started. While running I put air ...
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I have a hyundai i20 1.4 fluid 2012. Engine doesn't crank

At first the car had the problem with the key turning to AC only and didn't want to go all the way to ON and Start the car. I got the turning issue sorted and the key can turn all the way but the car ...
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Help Needed! My vehicle (2015 Nissan Sentra) is not starting after Brake Job. - DIY

After doing brake job, both front Disk and rear drum, I have tried starting the vehicle but it's not starting. haven't faced this issue previously don't know what's wrong. It seems completely weird. ...
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NMAX 2023 not starting but i hear a clicking noise

I was riding it, pulled over for a quick bite and then went back to start it up it would not start, when i press the start button all i hear is a tick noise. I have a video uploaded here: https://www....
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The car does not start; before towing to a repair store, what can I try?

When I tried to turn the key on my car (2020 or 2021 Hyundai Elantra) in a parking lot yesterday, the engine didn't start. I could hear a little weak click sound and then it turned into silence. All ...
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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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Toyota corolla 2006 wont start [closed]

I bought a new battery and my car still won't start it has dash lights but when I turn the key the lights go out and nothing happens
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Jeep won't start

It was started and running. I stopped at the store turned it off went inside was in there for a little while came out turned the key and it didn't have the spring back when you normally start the Jeep....
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RPMs at 0 while driving. Can't re-start car without 45 min cooldown but then runs normal for 30 min

During my last road trip I encountered the weirdest issue with my 2011 Hyundai Accent. On the highway the RPMs went down to 0 but I was able to drive completely normal. After I turned the car off, I ...
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Car will not start unless AC is turned on

My car Toyota Corolla will not turn on unless my AC is in the on position why is that? If I get a jump the car will turn on but die immediately unless the air conditioner is in the on position
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Intermittent starting problems

Perhaps somebody could please identify this issue. The car is a 2000 Hyundai accent The symptoms are: Car wouldn't start a few days ago, Jump leads do nothing Push started the car in 1st down hill ...
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starter won't engage and checked the flex plate its good its new starter

1996 v6 magnum 3.19 engine new starter check flex plate and its good I've put new ignition switch in it couple times and I think my universal joint is bad it's missing a clip or 2 also have tried ...
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ESP error after installing a rearview camera

I'm really not a mechanics specialist (I've only trained as an electrician so I have the basics about electric things), so I hope my question won't sound too "weird". So, I tried to install ...
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Ford Fiesta 06 diesel 1.4 new battery but car will only start if I bump start. What will cause this iv done a voltage output test on the alternator

Iv got a Ford fiesta 06 diesel 1.4 tdci. My car would start with a jump or bump start so i purchased a new battery and my car would start no problem on that day but the next day my car wouldn't start ...
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LS1 pops, doesn't start

I've been working at an LS1 conversion into a 1983 Jaguar XJ6 for a good while now. It has a standalone loom from 12volt Customs (which they said they tested before shipping), controlling everything ...
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Mower won't start

I have a 4 hp Briggs and Straton lawn mower engine that won't start at all. I've changed the spark plug, air filter, carburetor float valve and seat. Gas is also new. Can't even get a sputter out of ...
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2011 Kia Sorento - Determine between starter and ignition problem

I have searched and this question does not appear to be in Stack. Will be as concise as possible. Recently on our Sorento pushing the start button only turns the motor about 1 time out of 10 (if it ...
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