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Questions tagged [starting]

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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VW Polo 1.4 TDI 2007 - not starting

I've searched all over the internet, but didn't find anything exact. Context: I drive ~11km twice a working day on average. I was dumb and didn't check oil regularly. One day driving back home a ...
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Pisa 150cc scooter

My scooter doesnt want to start anymore, i bought a new plug and checked the carburetor and tried to start it but it seems like my battery has no power, so I charged it but it still did the same thing ...
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91 Chevy Suburban won't start

My Suburban will not start. I have tried replacing plugs ignition control module (ICM), all the controls on the carb. I can hear the fuel pump and installed new injectors. Will this obd2 scanner tool ...
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My 2002 jetta just died while i was driving might have froze up as i was traveling about 140km/h in -28 weather it turns over but won't start [on hold]

My 2002 jetta won't start after dieing while driving at high speed in -30c weather it turns over but won't start
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Renault Clio 2 2001 1.6 K4M engine. Takes several tries to start engine if starts at all when idle for several hours

As the title suggests. I already changed spark plugs and the fuel pump's pressure is 3.6 - 3.8 bar which is ok. When the engine starts works fine and if i stop it and then restart I'm successful on ...
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06 Nissan Altima won’t fire after dead battery

I came outside this morning and found that my car battery was dead. After an attempt to jumpstart I put it on the charger for several hours, but the car still won’t start. It has been running fine ...
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Mothballing Integra for nine months

I plan to garage a 95 Integra for 9-ish months in Florida garage. I plan to use a fuel stabilizer and disconnect the battery. The battery will be put on a trickle charger 3 days before starting. ...
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2001 Toyota Celica starting problem

Car is a manual with 240000kms on the clock. Car is hesitant to start sometimes. I think these videos will be helpful for someone to diagnose the problem. Is it a failing starter? or something else? ...
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2001 katana 600f

I bought this bike not running. Did simple stuff like plugs, fresh fuel, air filter, and so on. My problem ous the bike starts great and runs strong for about 5 to 10 min or approximately a mile or 2 ...
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How fast does a car battery drain when below zero?

Due to the polar vortex in MN, USA I'm having trouble starting my Silverado that I purchased last year, and tried putting the plug in heater on for a few hours which didn't work, and now I'm charging ...
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Vw jetta 15 intermittent start

I've been having this issue with my car. The car doesn't want to start after I drive it and let it sit for 45 mins to an hour 30 mins. It cranks it just the last push to start driving, that doesn't ...
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Mercedes is in park, key won’t turn, lights won’t turn on, horn won’t honk, radio won’t turn on

I left my Mercedes Benz in a parking lot this past weekend since I was going out of town. It was left in park, the radio was off, and the lights were off. When I got back, I put the key in and it ...
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Mitsubishi 2003 Outlander won't start after reconnecting battery

I need help with my 2003 Mitsubishi Outlander. I disconnected, cleaned, and reconnected both terminals. But when I reconnected them and started the engine, the car didn't start and the signal lights ...
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How can I get my Ford Focus 2007 to start?

So my 2007 Focus Petrol 1.8 Zetec Climate wont start. It just cranks over. It worked with no problem until 2 days ago. As soon as I engaged reverse up a very slight incline the engine died- it was a ...
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Difficulty with starting 2005 Kia Sedona

I have a 2005 Kia Sedona. About 2 months ago I went to start it, and it cranked but didn't start until the 3rd time, and the engine jumped? Since then I have had the problem of it cranking but not ...
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Diesel engine struggling to start when cold

I have a 2.7D Ford AJD-V6/PSA DT17 diesel engine, on which I recently replaced 3 fuel injectors (all 3 of them were leaking). After the injectors were replaced, I now encounter the following problem: ...
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Sonata slow to start went inside it ran for around a 1/2 hr went outside and it stalled out,

Started Car went inside and returned 1/2 later its 5 degrees out the car stalled, the blower was still on and the car was still warm. All dashboard lights were on and so was the TPMS light with a ...
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Can an analogue voltage be used in place of a PWM signal?

I am having problems with a Ford Ranger not starting. I believe the problem lies within the FMV (Fuel Metering Valve or 'SCV'). As the car is out in the middle of nowhere, I was wondering if I can ...
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Replaced starter, alternator, fuse still won’t start

We have replaced the starter, alternator, and fuse and the car still won’t start. When we put the alternator in it started and ran twice. Now it wont, so we put another battery in it, still wont start....
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Bad Starter?? 2000 Pontiac Sunfire

car wont start. not even a sound. dashboard lights, over head lights, radio all come on. battery has been tested. cables all clean. cant even jump start it.
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Seat ibiza 2014 wont start and Electro-hydraulic steering light whent on

My Seat Ibiza 2014 won't start. I have parked for a short period after everything was nice and good when I came back to the car and it would not start. After jump starting it, the Electro-hydraulic ...
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solenoid continuous clicking

Car wont' start and solenoid keeps clicking even when keys are out of ignition after trying to start car. What is going on after charging car for a while it starts. car is a ford thaurs 2010
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2006 Toyota Solara Not Starting on First Turn

I'm new here so I apologize ahead of time if I leave anything out or post improperly. I have a 2006 Toyota Solara SLE V6 3.3L- I've been having issues starting it on the first go- whether the engine ...
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Electrical starting problem

Audi 80 92 2.0 . Battery problem?Won't start i tried new battery ,same problem.Jumps easily ,drives. Stop. then try to start won't turn.Alternator checked!ok! Someone suggested solenoid on starter ...
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78 dodge sportsman

We have a 78 dodge sportsman. It started last week and was moved from the driveway to the side yard. Now it won't start. Doesn't make any clicking sounds at all even when we tried to jumpstart it. The ...
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Got a 94 z71 chevy with vortec 350 that wo t start

My 94 Z71 chevy will turn slowly but not fast enough to start motor. This begun after me & a friend changed the flex plate & starter. I have put in shimms on the starter & it didn't help. ...
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2005 nissan Altima often will not start on the first try. Any ideas why?

Lately when I try to start the car for the first time it will not start. It clicks once but will not turn over. It may start the next time or sometimes it will take 2 or three times of the same thing ...
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Never had a problem starting my 2016 F-150 until yesterday

****2016 f-150****. Drove 130 miles to property where I worked hauling hurricane debris from back yard to street with trailer for pick. lots of stop n go. Noticed starting became a bit labored. At ...
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My 07 Nissan Pathfinder won't start but lights still work

My 07 Nissan Pathfinder won't start, all lights turn on (headlights, dashboard) radio and fan work. There's no noise when I turn the key to start the truck, what can it be? It completely shut down
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2002 Ford 3.0 Won`t Start until 3rd try every time

Tried checking everything but to no avail. Been ongoing for about a year since its not problematic Ive let it go until more info on the subject was available. Well now have had to replace the engine ...
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Newly built Chevy 350 won't start

I've just completed rebuilding my Suburban's 350 into a 383, and feels/sounds so, so close, and I'm not 100% sure what I'm missing yet. I think it might be just not getting fuel, but then I did some ...
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Why won't my 96 Honda Civic Coupe start

I was driving my 96 Civic when the battery arced out and blew the main ECU fuse under the hood I replaced the fuse and now everytime I turn the ignition on the running lights turn on won't turn off ...
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Car does not start first time

This is a 1.6 Mk4 Jetta that was losing power.I sent it in for fixing. After it came back the power problem is fixed but the car won't start first time as before the engine overhaul. It starts on the ...
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Citroen Jumper start issue - PLEASE HELP

I have a Citroen Jumper (or Relay) 2.2 Hdi 2006 When I start the car the first start is working fine. After that I turn of and start again the starter motor wroking but cant start the car. If I wait 1-...
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1991 Celica unable to start lately

I had some previous trouble with this car, I replaced the fuel pump and alternator as both were no longer operational. Now I am having a bad no start situation (this was also present in the last few ...
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changing the keys

My mechanic lost the keys to my S80, 1998 model. And then replace it with another key yet it still cannot start because he said there's a code needed to reset the new key so far the automobile ...
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Hyundai tucson 2ltr desel 56 plate problems starting

I have a genuine problem with my 56 plate Hyundai Tucson 2ltr diesel. When I bought it it ran and started great, but after about a week of using it I came out one sunny morning and it wouldn't start. ...
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Cold Engine warm up

Is starting a cold engine and driving a very short distance and turning the engine off worse than letting the engine idle to warm up?
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I have changed the ring gear plate the car wont start

I have changed the ring gear plate the car wont start, Honda civic vtec 1.8 2012 model, there is no spark on the plugs
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Car won't start with new battery. Only jumping starts it

Over the past little while my car was taking more and more attemptes to start until it finally would not start. Replaced the battery and cleaned the connections but it still won't start. The only ...
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Car battery won’t charge

So I’ve come back from uni and my dad flattened the battery in the car (a new battery) and was recharging it back up. It was reading nearly full on the charger and I needed to go out so we unplugged ...
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No Start - 2015 Mazda6

This is are my dashboard lights after the engine fails to start. Power Steering Wheel. Check Engine. Battery. Amber LED status on the Start button. After the First try - It sounded like it tried to ...
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Three New TAOTAO 49cc Wont start. Two new carbs . Engine not getting gas, Have checked everything. RUNS WITH HAND CHOKE OR STARTING FLUID

I have Tried everything to start these TaoTao 49 cc Mopeds . bypassed the vacuum activated gas petcock. Went straight from gas tank to carb. While plugging the open vacuum hose and petcock. It will ...
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Yamaha 600TT stopped, and won't restart

As I was driving home from work yesterday at around 80 km/h, my Yamaha 600TT lost electrical power all of a sudden (all dashboard lights out). At the same time, I also lost engine power, and the ...
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No lights or radio; won't turn over. Battery is fine

I have a 2002 Chevy Silverado 1500. My buddy replaced my fuel pump recently, and while he was dropping the tank he broke a fuel line, so replaced that as well. About 4 days afterwards, my check ...
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2011 Grand Caravan won't start on cold days lately

Yesterday, Sunday, my 2011 Grand Caravan 3.4 litre basic van did not start, plugged the block heater in at 4pm Saturday because it wouldn't start then. So Sunday I put a heater in the engine ...
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opel vivaro not starting after reversed jumped cables attached

just the other day i inadvertently reversed the polarity when attaching jump cables to my opel vivaro van, it was 6am and i was working with a torch and didnt realise until i hooked the live up on the ...
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Rough Idle On 1997 Dodge Dakota

So my Dodge is a v6 and sometimes when I start the engine the RPMS Drop, sometimes all the way to zero or about 500. It recently started to do this maybe a week ago and I don't know what it could be I'...
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Pontiac Grand Prix won't start, horn would honk, electrical system goes crazy

Some facts: My dad has an aftermarket Remote Keyless Entry Not aware of any aftermarket theft system, does not use keyless start He's used 410 watt power inverters through the cigarette lighter but ...
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Why can't you kick-start a bike if it's in gear?

In a car with a manual transmission, you can start it by taking the car out of gear and pressing the clutch, then turning the ignition. You can also start it by pressing the clutch without actually ...