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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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'Clicking' problem with dodge sprinter 2004 - won't crank

I recently purchased my 2004 Dodge Sprinter 3500 used at 149,000 miles. I'm converting it into a camper van. Every other time I open the door to the sprinter, this clicking sound starts. It goes for ...
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Car not starting from time to time

Ford Figo 2012. Some mornings my car start 1st turn of the key. sometimes it will start after a couple of turns and the other day I had to get somebody to push it for me. Battery and alternator 100% ...
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2000 Sierra 1500 4.8L Engine not revving properly for several minutes after start

For the past couple weeks I've been consistently having a weird issue with my 2000 Sierra 1500 4.8L when I first start it up. The engine will start and idle fine, but when I give it gas the engine ...
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2015 VW Passat TSI keyless start doesn't work. Is there a way to reprogram / reset the key myself?

I have changed the remote battery (brand new Sony CR2032, my meter shows a voltage of 3.2V on the battery, so I know it has full charge). The door lock/unlock, and trunk unlock buttons WORK on the ...
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Got a Yamaha MBK 100cc scooter the problem

Yamaha MBK 100cc starting problem turn the key no lights on the dash no electric start but it will start off kick start but still no light none ov them
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Car dies while driving through water

I was driving home the night of yesterday with my Honda Accord after a down pour unknown to me that the road had been flooded and because some other cars were driving through I had to follow. ...
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2005 Honda Civic LX

Why does my Honda take two cranks to start but there's no check engine light or nothing I have the starter and alternator and battery tested and they're fine?
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Startup glitch or something else?

I hadn't driven my car for a week and just started yesterday. It initially didn't start up(but you could hear it trying) but then started up fine and I drove it for about 7 miles. After stopping I ...
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08 Malibu won't turn over

08 Malibu had an engine with a bad head gasket I had a 09 Malibu they had a good running motor but smashed so I put the good running motor in the 08 Malibu and now it it says bad crank position sensor ...
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2000 Honda accord

My car will starts fine sounds normal I turn it off and then it won’t start. Again it sounds like it’s going to turn over but it doesn’t. I let it sit for awhile and it starts. Nothing is wrong with ...
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I can't turn my key on, in the start key.can you help pls [closed]

I can't turn my key on, in the start key.can you help pls any idea?
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Car Battery on a 2012 Honda civic used vehicle it started acting up around summer could this be by?

Hello recently I put in a new battery but every now and then when I turn it on it wont start ill try it 3 times and than it will turn on why is it doing this?
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My car doesnot start/run with petrol… but it smoothly starts/runs on CNG, suggestions please [duplicate]

2012-Toyota-Premio, 1500-Sedan. Car has DUAL-FUEL: Petrol and CNG. I ran with CNG for 2 months now can start or run with petrol, What went wrong? how to fix this...
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Car won't start on oil.. no problem to start with CNG

Repair Suggestions: I ran my sedan with CNG (gas) way too long.. today I noticed, my car won't start or run with oil.. runs perfectly fine with CNG.. What happened and what should I do to repair?
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Garage says there's nothing wrong with car, but there is?

We have a Hyundai i10, bought second hand in May, one previous owner, 19,000 miles. Car has been driving like new up till last week. We were given two identical keys, neither electric, and last week ...
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1997 toyota camry wont crank and lights wont come on

I've replaced my starter but when I tried to crank the car the alarm went off.. I've done everything to disengage the alarm but still it won't crank annone of the lights will come on! I can hot wire ...
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Random no start issue…95 buick lesabre limited edition (vin type L)

So i drive a 1995 buick lesabre limited edition V6 3.8ltr which is relatively in good shape and only has 197,000km. Recently I: Replaced the water pump Fixed an oil leak coming from the sleeve around ...
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Car loses power when starting

Hi I have a mk3 Renault Megane, recently the car has started losing all power on initially starting, meaning need to keep adding revs before it stays running. The rest of the day after it has been ...
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Key won't turn unless I physically move my car (2001 Jetta)

I have a 2001 Jetta that is standard. When I get in my car and try to turn the ignition, the key won't turn at all. This happens about 75% of the time when I am trying to start the car. The only thing ...
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Starter grinding on flywheel only when ignition system is connected

I have a boat with a 1990 GM 305 in it. Last year I replaced my computer controlled ignition system with a basic HEI / distributor based ignition system. Everything worked great for the entire boating ...
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‘06 Ford Ranger

My ranger started less than a week ago not starting. When I turn the key to the on position. It’s basically dead. The airbag light is dimly lit. It’s also reset the clock. The security light flickers ...
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Renault Modus engine stalled and wont restart after slowing down - automatic

RENAULT G-MODUS DYNAMIQUE DCI - Coming down the slip road off motorway, slowed down as approaching junction/roundabout at bottom of slip and car just stalled. Tried to re-start, engine turning over ...
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Dead battery or Car not starting? This hack may work - Why?

I was lately facing issue starting my car without giving it a boost. I happened to came across this hack of pressing accelerator paddle 25% to 50% and starting the car. It usually works in 1-3 try. I ...
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My 2002 alero will not start sometimes when starter, alternator, and battery. All good

My gf has a 2002 alero 3.4liter and after letting it sit for a week it's has been off and on starting. We had the alternator,starter,and battery all tested and were good. Also the battery when it wasn'...
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Should starter fluid alone suffice to get a small engine to catch?

Kohler K141, ~6 hp. 'L' head (plug is to the side of the cylinder) If it needs saying, it doesn't start. I'm suspicious it's not getting fuel, though I find no reason that should be so. Over the ...
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Starting the car

I just bought a new Honda Civic 2018 LX, and I was wondering: When inserting the key into the ignition, should I wait on the ON position until the lights settle before starting the engine?
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Hyundai Sonata 2012 Car starting problems

I am residing in UAE and it hot summer season here( 45 degree +). I have Hyundai Sonata 2012 model car. I am using this car for last 7 months. It was running fine till this summer. I am noticing ...
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Honda Contact Points Breaker Stuck Closed

In troubleshooting starting issues I found that the points breaker on my 1974 125XL is fused shut. Beyond soaking it in pb blaster (which has been my approach thus far) any recommendations for freeing ...
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Ignition Coil Not Working With Points/Stator Current

I have an Ignition Coil connected to a points and the motors stator. I have tested both with leds and the power generated by kicking the motor over blew both, the stator produced a solid light and the ...
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2.0T Tiguan 2009 doesnt start right up, i have to hold the key like 7 seconds to start

I recently purchased a 2009 Tiguan with the engine 2.0T, its automatic, and the problem was the typical problem that happens with this, the timing belt tensioner failed and i, myself replaced the head ...
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2004 Chevrolet cavalier won't start, no OBD codes, sometimes starts and runs with starting fluid

2004 Chevrolet cavalier won't start, no OBD codes, sometimes starts and runs with starting fluid, It overheated a couple times before it stopped running.
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Gray smoke went black and then impossible to start the engine

I just had a breakdown of my car, I was driving on the highway at 120km / h for about 15 or 20 minutes when I saw gray smoke emerging behind from the rear, I stopped right away, when I came out of ...
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Advancer not engaging when turning motor over

I am currently trying to get the points on my 1974 Honda XL125 working. I worked out that the Spark Advancer is not expanding when the motor is kicked over. The mechanism does however work when I ...
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Wiring an advancer to an ignition coil

An image for reference: Ignition Coil Leftmost (1 pin) Advancer second from left (1 pin) Gearbox second from right (4 pin) Battery Rightmost (4 pin, Positive, negative and a loopback) I have ...
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Car intermittently failing to start (low idle)

I have a Volvo 850 that is intermittently failing to start. When the starter is activated, the car sputters at a low idle (500 RPM) then conks out. Pumping the accelerator has no effect. So far the ...
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Ford figo 2010 starting problem

My ford figo diesel not starting . Fuel pump overhauled , it is showing pressure when tested in machine . After fitting it is not starting . If starts rev going up and down 1000 to 1500 rpm and after ...
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My car won't start when i put the key in and turn it. No sound no lights no nothing. Could it be the starter?

When I got to turn the key nothing happens. No lights no clicking no clock no nothing totally dead. It's a new battery. This is the second time it's happened within 6 months. Both times the car sat ...
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Renault Megane not starting after water damage

Im looking at a Renault Megane 2010 1.5 dci which was crashed into a drain. ECU and electrics on left hand side were submerged. Have changed ECU, circuit box on top of left suspension, circuit box by ...
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2002 Nissan Xterra; Not Starting!

I have been having some vehicle issues...about several weeks back my car was not starting. The lights, wipers, and radio all worked but it just wouldn’t start. I would get a loud click. I had my ...
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Kia Rio doesn't start sometimes

is it common for 2012 Kia Rio to intermittently start. when my problem started the key wouldn't go all the way into the ignition. I would have to jiggle it to get it all the way in or it wouldn't turn....
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Weird Starting Issue

We have a strange starting issue with our Nissan Micra SE K12 2006. It first happened in March when it was freezing cold - it would turn over, battery was strong and kept going and going, the starter ...
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Car wont start 1994 Oldsmobile CutlussCiera

I have a 1994 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera 3100. A person before me put in fuel pump and filter, timing chain, crank sensor,cam sensor, New starter. Car still don't start. It cranks maybe 3 times and ...
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Strange noise after ignition and few meters drive on a Toyota azt250

I have just bought an old 2003 toyota avensis (azt250 2.0 petrol d4-vvti engine, about 150k km ) and getting a strange noise that I cannot understand. The noise is a kind of gear engaging "clunk", ...
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What's causing no power steering until 5-10 seconds after startup?

I've got a 2014 Toyota Corolla with a power steering system that doesn't kick in until 5-10 seconds after I've started the car. After sitting a few seconds, the power steering goes from nothing to ...
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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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Weird high pitch grinding noise coming from car when starting/moving?

I have a 2013 Honda Accord and had this weird high pitched grinding noise coming from the front. It is much more at cold starts and makes this noise regardless whether I am stopped, moving or braking. ...
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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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Coleman ct100u engine, no start

Verified igniton system is good, cleaned and gapped plug. The engine is is essentially pushing out gas from the carb side and not wanting to start, I don’t know what else to add I’m not really ...
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Auto gear nissan sunny car not start at some times

some time car is not start so at the time car is not starting i try it by the way that the gear is placed to N (neutral) potion and car is pushed few inches ahead or reverse and then try to start and ...
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My 2001 Honda Prelude

When I put the key in all the lights turned on and everything except it doesn't want to start and doesn't make no noise or nothing just nothing