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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My Scooter is not starting

My Scooter,Activa is not starting. Accidentally I kept my ignition on for 2 days What to do? Please help. Thanks in advance
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No Crank, no Start

2003 Honda CRV, was having slow or hard to start. Now no crank and no start. The battery and starter was taken out of car tested good at two different auto parts stores. I replaced the ignition switch ...
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My 2003 Dodge grand carvan

MY van has been doing this thing where I'll go to start it and I have to turn the key 5 or 6 times before it turns on. (note) it does make one clicking sound everytime I turn the key to start it (...
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Ford Focus (06 Diesel) wouldn't start, now does

My Ford Focus want starting this morning or yesterday evening - turning over fine just not firing up. I was about to tow it to a mechanic but this evening, my wife tried it, still wouldn't work, ...
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Honda Accord not starting

My 04 Honda accord 2.4L die randomly at a light. And now it won't even start. All it does is a clicking sound. I've replaced the starter and the alternator. Tested the battery and nothing has fix it. ...
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1997 Mercury 9.9 HP 2-Stroke starting issue

I've been banging my head on a starting issue with the outboard motor mentioned in the subject line (it's a manual pull-start). Problem is that when I pull it over, it doesn't sound/feel like it even ...
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The engine start just fine, but when I try to get on the road the engine shuts off when I accelerate

On a Chinese Scooter 50cc Bash, my engine start fine, but when I try to get on the road the engine shuts off when I accelerate. On the very bottom of the carburetor there there a line and I don't know ...
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MK2 Golf 1.3 1985 cuts out after starting

I have a 1.3 VW Golf running a Pierburg 2e3 carb which has been off the road for at least 7 years. The problem I currently have is that the engine immediately cuts out when the key is in the run ...
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2004 Accord 4 Cyl Won't Start

I have an 04 Accord that wont start. There have been two times the past month or so when it was like -20 degrees out and I had to jump it to start. The other day, its like 40 degrees, and it wont ...
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Car won't start, only 3 years old

My '16 Dart SXT for the past month won't start without needing a jump if it sits for a day without being used. Starter is fine, thought it was the battery so bought a new one and less then a week ...
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How to start a 1991 Thomas School Bus that cranks well, but doesn't start

I purchased the above vehicle for conversion and at first it didn't start at all due to starter issues. At this point it cranked, but cranked weakly. So I replaced the starter about a month ago and it ...
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squealing noise on start up

I have 2013 dodge grand caravan with a 3.6 engine. I notice on cold start that I hear a squealing noise from the engine which only lasts for a few seconds. This only happens when the temp is very ...
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Ford Figo Starting trouble when engine is hot

I have a 2010 Ford Figo, The car wont restart after a drive. When the engines cools down it starts without any issue. Or else disconnecting and connecting the battery terminal makes it start again ...
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I have replaced my starter and battery car won’t start

I have a 2015 Hyundai Elantra gt. I replaced the starter last fall and the battery a week ago. My car wouldn’t start today after attempting to jump it. Anyone have any suggestions as to why it’s just ...
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Not able to start my car

I have a Camry that has been maintained regularly. The car battery is about 4 year old. 1) For the past 2 weeks, when I was to do a cold-start, it gives some cranking sound and engine shuts down in ...
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Why is my 2005 Hyundai Sonata GLS hard to start only after putting gas in

Why is my 2005 Hyundai Sonata 2.7 V6 hard to start only after putting gas in ?
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2009 Hyundai Accent not starting after replacing crank shaft sensor

My car died on the road last Thursday with a P0345 code. This indicated the crankshaft position sensor was faulty. Replaced the sensor and now the car does not start. There are no codes presented now ...
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Please help no one knows what's wrong

I have a 2008 Chevy Equinox went to start it and nothing no sounds nothing all lights and gauges work battery is fully powered had it towed to garage and they said it was starter so we replaced it ...
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Fuel pump can't pump after few days stopped

I have a 1995 Nissan Sentra with a carburetor and a mechanical fuel pump. After being parked for a couple of days, the car doesn't start because no fuel reaches the carburetor. At most it, will start ...
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Kindly please help my Jetta 4 tdi not starting after engine overhaul, showing the error codes below

My Jetta 4 tdi not starting showing those error codes
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Honda Civic hybrid won’t start with new battery

I have a 2007 Honda Civic hybrid that I just got a new battery put in. After the battery was placed in my car I was able to drive home. The next day when I went to start my car everything went black ...
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2010 ford taurus starting problems

I have a 2010 Ford Taurus. It will not crank. When turned to the start position I hear the click but it does nothing. I just replaced the battery 2 weeks ago. All lights, radio, and AC work, but car ...
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Bajaj pulsar 150 cc doesn't start

I tried to start my bajaj pulsar after a 500 km ride but it doesn't start even with kick start and also self start. I saw battery symbol blinking for a while, could it be a battery issue?
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Car hesitant to start

I’ve got a car that is hesitant to start. 3 weeks ago it broke down unexpectedly. The mobile mechanic squirted some engine cleaner into it which got the engine to catch, but it cut out again after ...
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1986 pontiac grand prix won't start

What could be wrong if car will not start after jumping it for 10 minutes. Radio and lights turn on but car will not start. No noise whatsoever
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Mazda 6 (2004) won't start- cold temp, low oil, was unused for a week

I was out of town for a little over a week, while the weather has been below freezing. No access to indoor parking. Now that I've come back, the car won't start (no sound of the engine turning or ...
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My mercedes 2012 not crank ( don’t start engine )

My mercedes 2012 if i leave it for 30 minute and when i try to start the engine, it not start and bettery is okay and dashboard lights are okay and head lights are okay. So what is the problem?!
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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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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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Royal Enfield Thunderbird shutting down on acceleration?

I own Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350. It's getting on in one kick, and will be on as it is untill I don't off it, but as I touch accelerator it will be off. One other issue(not sure if its related), if ...
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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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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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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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