1989 Peugeot 405 4 speed auto Will not start has good battery ignition lights up but not a sound can anyone out there help?
If there is no sound - that means the starter has not engaged. Take the starter off and have your local Auto Parts store check it out on their bench setup. If bad, you can usually trade it to them with some money for a rebuilt starter. If the car has not been run for months, even a new starter may not get the engine turning over. Push the car down a steep hill (with you inside) and change from neutral to second gear - either the engine will turn over a bit (and start, if you are lucky) or you'll know that you have a major problem.
check the starter motor.
Check the leads to the starter and also if the battery has a full charge (should be around 12.4 volts). There may be a short in the wiring, fried starter solenoid or a wiring issue.
Is there a limp home mode on a 98 altima my car will not go over 2000 rpm with out misfireing can any one help me?
It could be a compression problem you may have to get your valves adjusted or it may be as simple as just tightening the bolts around the the top or bottom of the engine. You may also have to change a gasket or the piston rings. Either way it sounds like a compression problem. If its minor you ca...
1995 Dakota won't start battery good starter good will push start can arch the strater and will start and run replaced ignition switch still nothing?
might be starter relay, or the crank circuitry from the switch or to the starter from the relay. I would trace back from the starter to the starter relay back through the neutral safety switch to the ignition switch.
If it makes a k-k-k-k-k-k sound, then it might be that the battery's dead.
try replacing the coil
This is a murder mystery - Right? This is totally no comprendo. You are missing some or all of the clues and of the critical elements. 1 Is the starter running and nothing happening? Send more info please.Q:I'm having a similar problem with my Hyundai it sounds as if the starter and alternator ar...
check the fuses some cars have them under the hood as well as in the car Check ignition coil or coils Check to see if battery is grounded ok Dead battery? Bad battery cable? Check and clean all battery cables.
when my dad lost his keys to the van he alwyas used a screwdriver and now that he has his keys back his ignition isn't tore up i mean yeh it has some scratches and stuff on it but that's it, you will still be able to start it once you have the keys again.
Your 94 probe gt has new clutch but when you are on a hill car will not goit does not stall but it does not rev up either?
IF your 94 Probe GT has a new clutch, but when you are on a hill the car will not go, it could be the fuel line. This is especially true if it does not stall and does not rev up either.
How can you start car if key has been snatched out of the ignition while in drive and you can not turn whell or start car?
Well you should use the emergancy break or jump out of the car when you have the best chance.
Your Clio 1.4rt suddenly cuts out whilst driving and will not restartwait a few minutes and the motor will restart but sometimes will not start resulting in a flat battery?
sounds like your fuel pump needs to be replaced. next time it wont start, give the gas tank a little kick and try again
If a 1986 Oldsmobile Delta 88 Brougham has been sitting for two years and now cranks but will not start is there a switch to reset?
Try blasting a little starting fluid into the thottle bore and then cranking it.There is no reset switch but you will have to do some prayer meeting and maintenanec. After 2 years the gas has likely turned to shellac or therebouts. Get rid of the old gas.Emptying the tank a great place start but ...
Why doesnt your 92 dodge dynasty start the engine cranks but will not start battery was replaced no success it will start with a spray of starter fluid down the carb but will die shortly after?
You may have a fuel problem, check the fuel filter and fuel pump.
Why does your 2003 Chrysler Town and Country V6 3.3L flex gas crank but not start some times it will start right up go to store come out it wont start just crank jump it starts up?
You will need to determine if is a spark problem or a fuel problem then take it from there.
the resistor bank most likely open circuit there is a small heat fuse in it that often blows you have to replace the unit it is mounted in the air duct after the fan
Can any one explain why Bright lights work and the dim light do not and no blown fuese has the switch on the steering column gone bad I do not now what could becusing this help?
Have you checked the bulbs first of all? If you Did: you might have to replace the headlight switch.
Have a 4.3 om cobra boat motor ignition wont start but can jump wires on solenoid and will turn over?
Faulty wiring, faulty ignition switch, or possibly a faulty neutral safety switch.
Have a ford f 250 truck wont start by jumping have checked the batteries wires and have had the starter checked it is fine can anyone help?
to be completeley honest im only 14 years of age and dont know a great lot but has the motor gone?
Can anyone help my remote central locking on Espace isn't working I've changed the battery but still not working does anybody know where i can get a receiver box for it?
Its possible that the remote itself is just bad. or that maybe the car needs to be re-programmed with the remote. either way best place would be a Renault dealership. Another suggestion is to go to an audio / alarm installation shop as they have key-less entry and remote start systems they can in...
1994 Nissan Altima wont start and just serviced for an oil change full tank of gas and all electrical items works; the car tries to start when you turn the ignition but ends up sputtering out Help?
Check the basics. Fuel, ignition and compression. First, use a little starter fluid to see if it will run for a few seconds. With the help of a friend, spray a little starting fluid directly into the throttle body. You may have to open the air filter canister to get to it. While you give your car...
Is there any one out there that is knowlegable about auto-repair that will respond to a gal new to the field and trying to become an auto tech?
IM willing to help you out,i have been a auto/truck and diesel mechanic,for over 30 years im retired and disabled now. I come from many generations of mechanics.Give me a holla at [email protected]
What is wrong when a 1989 4 L straight six runs great until it warms up and then it hardly idles and only the emission light is on but has been on for months?
Some emissions problems are cumulative. Use a code scanner to read any stored computer codes. If you take care of any existing problem codes, the vehicle will probably run a lot better. try new intake manifold gasket, new bolts, servicable loctite . my yj was doing this the computer didnt have an...
If a car sound good and idles good but when put in gear will only move slow until it dies can this be a transmission problem?
The trans won't cause it to die. Try changing the fuel filter.
Why does 96 corsica runs fine but has started once in awhile not starting tries to but won't fire and then 5-10 min later it will fire right up?
does a check engine light come on? if it does it will tell you what the problem could be, I suspect crankshaft position sensor/ fuel pressure regulator defective
Hello I need some help with your 99 Rodeo.check engine light hissing sound and rough idleing tried tps sensor but advance auto says it has bank 1 and bank 2 codes.running lean.what to do?
The hissing sound points toward a vacuum leak or a stuck throttle plate, the lean condition added could mean that the engine is getting more air than it thinks it is so look for cracks or breakage between the maf sensor and the throttle body in the tube leading from the air cleaner to the throttl...
Your daughter has a 2002 Landrover Freelamder The key goes in the ignition but will not turn Any sugestions as to the cause?
Try turning the steering wheel until it locks before you try it, though I'm not sure this will work.
92 Chevy truck will not crank It is a 5 speed checked the starter battery both clutch switches ignition switch all are good turn the switch all it does is a single click under the dash why?
Starter solenoid may be bad.Check the fuses and the starter relay.
99 Chevy S10 overheated and bad radiator replaced. Ran fine for 25 miles then quit and will not start. Plugs sparking but motor will not fire. No trouble codes. Can you help me diagnose problem?
One possible answer is when you re filled the replacement radiator, it created an air lock.Running a vehicle with an air lock will cause overheating and most likely head gasket failure.It needs fuel and spark to run. You say it has spark so check for fuel. Squirt some starting fluid or carb clean...
If a car is not driven in 4 years but started once a week for 10 minutes will the oil go bad and damage the engine?
it may go bad, it is better to replace the oil
My car can go up to speed but it has like half the power when accelerating and it shows a lost of power when I go up hill?
first check air filter is clean and not clogged next check fuel filter is not clogged check brakes are adjusted correctly and not dragging
How do you start a vw beetle after a new battery has been installed...The beetle will not turn over and the alarm is going off?
well to tell you the truth depending on the year model i would have to say you have a theft provention system which is disabling the starter, so it wont turn over even if batter is installed, that or your starter was fried from improper battery voltage.
The air condition panel lights flashes for about 20 minutes when you start the car you can not use the air condition but you can use the heater also the harzard lights will not work what is wrong?
You can try 2 ways. At your local hardware you can buy a thread chaser of the same tread size of the plug to clean and straighten the existing openings. Or they make thread inserts you can purchase at your local auto parts. Take the plug explain to them what you want to accomplish and they will h...
There are times when my 2004 4-Runner will not move when put into drive. Then there will be a pop or clunk in the rear end and the vehicle will start to move forward.?
sounds like transmission problems( not moving in drive) and u-joint problems(pop or clunk
1994 Chevy diesel pickup 6.5 will not start tried to read with a scanner would not scan batteries had been unhooked to clean tred to scan after batteries was hooked back up only code is 12?
You cleared all codes when you disconnected the battery, code 12 is all pass, the engine will have to be run til fault codes pop up
Why is it that a 1989 Honda Accord Starts up but when the key is let go it shuts off As long as the key is held in Run the car does not shut off What can cause this?
Check the ignition switch and the coil resistor if the Honda has one. When the starter is engaged there is a direct connection to the coil. The intention is to give the coil a little more voltage when the starter is engaged. If the ignition switch isn't connecting properly you won't run when you ...
After reversing out the drive I could not put the car in 1st gear and was stuck in reverse the car has been back to the garage 3 times in the last 6 months regarding this matter can anyone help?
Vw uses a linkage system that has small bushings and plastic tie-rods that wear over a period of time. These are situated just on top of the tranny in a linkage unit. They can be dismantled and replace. Also the base of the gear lever has a replaceable bushing. If these are okay and you have a no...
Your 1998 Pontiac Bonneville will not start but the security light and the seat belt light stays on what could this be your mechanic has had your car three weeks now?
Are you using a copy key, or the original, the original should have a chip in it to unlock the security, if not a chipped key, the security system will not unlock, Key will have a little black square on one side. Will neeed to have vin# and info to get code from GM to cut new key and program the ...
Car wont start in the morning after a heavy frost it will cough but then cuts out- fans and lights working so dont think its the battery any ideas?
Water (ice) in the fuel is one possibility. Add some dry gas to the tank on the next fill up.
2004 Alero ran out of gas After putting 3 gal gas and a bottle of gas cleaning additive the car engine will crank but will not crank Is there a process to follow after running out of gas?
on your engine the fuel line in front on top is a air valve,just like on your tires.take out the valve or push in on valve or have some turn your switch on until fuel starts to come out.this releases the air in your lines.if no fuel come out u need to check your fuel pump fuse. etc.Short of primi...
You went to start your car after leaving the keys on the ignition for about 20 minutes and the car would not start Instead the lights on the odometer were blinking and you am getting a static sound?
Sounds like your battery was weak to start with. What you did should not have caused any problems if your battery was in good condition so without seeing it, I think you should remove your battery and have your battery charged and load tested.
Have a 96 s10 getting gas all the way to motor will not start unless you prime has good pressure could this be injectors?
it could be the fuel pressure regulator on the back of your fuel rail or your injectorsIf it runs fine once you have primed it, I would suspect the ECT (engine coolant temp) sensor is faulty.It should also have 60 t0 66 psi fuel pressure to operated properly.
How can you tell if you have a electrical problem light come on horn work and lights work cable end hookup spark but will not turn over alt star tested good?
Sounds like open circuit from ignition to starter example: neutral safety switch may be bad. If oyu can bypass it by jump across it & try starting car. You have an open circuit somewhere from ignition switch to the starter. Possibly also a starter relay is bad. Whn you trun key to "start posi...
The brake lights on the truck will not light up and the following parts have been changed bulbspedal switchfuses Have a brake rely switch but do not know the component location?
Year make model, engine size, symptoms always help. Otherwise generic answers are all that can be given.I'm guessing you have power at the pedal switch & front area of truck.Start at the brake lights and work your way forward through the wiring harness with a test light. If you have a trailer...
Trailblazer LT 2004 Recently a rattling noise is coming from the engine- it sounds more like an old tractor than a car you replaced belt and tentioner but this has not helped- any ideas?
sounds like your valves are rattling check your oil
2005 Raptor 350 cuts out at idle will run with choke open already replaced trigger coil still same problem will run at high rpm but will miss fire a little can someone help.?
ÊThe power cuts out after a short while. The problem may arise from the faulty coil pack wire to the connector.
My battery is fine but when I turn the key to start the car there is an initial click then nothing and my headlights go out. Is there a bad ground to my starter?
That sounds like a possibility. If the battery can do it because of a corroded or loose terminal, there's no reason why the cable connecting the starter to the ground can't malfunction also.
My 190e does not heat up inside but if you put heat speed to off and then on again it is hot for about 5 seconds can you help?
It sounds like you have no coolant flow through the heater core or the core is plugged
What is the problem if a car starts and then turns off but if you unhook the negative terminal for the battery and hook it back up the car will start fine?
The a sensor is bad, removing the cable resets the ecm
Hi can any body help i have a 1998 Ford Fiesta 1.8 diesel van used jump leads to start a mitsi shogun started shogun fine when removing leads from fiesta the engine stopped and now will not start?
Did you maybe spoil a connection on your battery e.g. one of the small wires that feed your ignition. == A lot of newer cars can have their ECU fried when giving a jump start. But, hopefully the battery has cooked as this will only cost you around £40 to fix rather than £££'s for the ECU.
Hey you own a 99 eclipse spyder and your dad disconnected something in your car so it doesnt start the engine gives in but it never turns on all the way can anyone help please?
Perhaps you could solve the problem between you and your dad and he'll take care of it for you.
If the car does not start and the lights and horn works and there is no clicking sound when you turn the key could there be a problem with the starter?
Try removeing the battery connections, and cleaning them. Often, the symptoms you describe occur when the battery connections have corroded. use jumper cables and another vechile jumping to your battery, if it starts, then it is battery related
Chevy Silverado 2001 1500 4 8L V8 why is it when first accelerating the second gear jerks into gear and when speeding up theres a hissing sound where the engine is when the gear is about to change?
Check differential fluid and replace is necessary. This will help the gears from jerking. Also, check your vaccum hoses and make sure none are leaking.
Hi you have a 99 plate fiat punto that has ran out of petrol and wont start again now there is a light on the dash that looks light a petrol pump nossle what could this be?
It is telling you that you have run out of petrol. Put petrol in the tank and this warning light will go out.
Is there anyone out there that can explain why the windshield of a car is always the first ( and often only) vehicle window to frost up and the last window that wants to unfrost?
The car is cold; icy cold. You are in the driver's seat, facing forward, and breathing, and your exhaled breath contains about 1% water vapor. Your breath hits the inside of the windshield. The vapor condenses on the cold windshield and freezes. If you were in the back seat or passenger seats fac...
How can you repair a car door lock when the inside button will not budge up or down and the key hole has turned sideways?
Hey Donna==You need to pull the trim off of the door and see what has gone wrong with the linkage. Sometimes the trim is very hard to pull off and there are hidden screws.You might see if a manual at Auto Zone has the removal of door trim in it. GoodluckJoe
I have a 2001 S10 blazer have replaced O2sensors and E vap blower and hose kit but computer will not clear but the light is out Fails inspection E vap and catalyst codes?
for the evap try changing your gas cap. most likely a vacuum leak. as for the catalyst code if its reading catalyst below threshold you need to change the catalytic converter. that's most likely your problem if you have changed the down stream o2 sensor.
I have a 1977 Fiat Spider and when I was driving it it just up and quit. When I turned the key ther was nothing. I have a dome light horn hazard lights but all ignition lights will not come on.?
I would have a good look the electrical system. On North American vehicles this usually indicates that the main fuseable link has blown. If you have the manual for the car, check for where the main power is fused as a starting point. Could also be a problem in the fuse box itself. I don't see the...
Car starts but unless reeving the engine a little it will stall I Can put in gear with foot on brake while reeving then let up on brake and it will stay started and run until I go to brake?
Had the same problem with my Lincoln. . . . There is a lever that you can rev the engine up from under the hood, that needs to be adjusted to keep more gas going to the vehicle. This is what I did over a year ago and it's still working fine. The downfall is that since it's giving more gas, it obv...
I have ridden bike finally got the power band had a race ride for 500m and then it died and wouldn't start again have changed cdi but still no fire has an overspray of fuel out exhaust please help?
you have either flodded it severely or the fuel regulation is way off. If carberator i would suspect float stuck.
What might have happened when an amp installed in 2007 silverado is removed now the truck wont start lights etc on but no noise in ignition not a fuse that we could see?
you shorted something. is there a wire grounding out somewhere?
An amber warning light has started appearing on my 4 year old car. It chugs and then stalls but when you rev the engine for a while seems to work again. It only came back from service week ago?
Surely there is some sort of warranty on repairs made a week ago ... take it back to that shop ... most likely some connector is loose or something didn't get connected right.
When going up a steep hill and giving more gas there is a roaring sound that starts to come from the front but doesnt sound like it is the engine and it shifts fine i have let up and go slower?
Knowing what type of vehicle you have would help but Ill try. Sounds like somthing in the pulley system is noisey under a load, ie. Power steering pump, fan, alternator or water pump. hope this helps Don
How can i make my friend shut up for good about my truck He always says that i have a lowrider when my truck not even lowered it's getting really annoying Can someone help me?
I think if you talk to your friend in that same tone that he will forget about your truck. Sometime people just need to be told straight up and put in their place before they get the hint to shut up.
2004 L200 Wrrior air con not cold but seems to work correctly light works on switch engine speed changes air con seems to engage even water drips out after a while been regassed too.?
Sure would be wonderful if you would write in complete sentences in English. What does "been regassed too.?" mean ( period, question mark)From what little I understand, your AC works, but not well, the AC clutch is engaging and the AC is removing moisture from the cabin air. You want to know why ...
How do you get 2 video games out of a station wagon when its not seen or been stolen or in the station wagon but can you help me?
this is a simple question to answers. thank me for the asking. station wagon must usually have best of the stealing capibalitees. you can kill the a owner' kill the a station wagon' until it is mercedes. mercedes was good. you must be opening the door' or breaking the window, the take a the game....
I need help on fixing my truck.My check engine light is on and my speedometer doesn't work.I have purched a speedometer sensor.I can't fine were it should be.I can fine the one in the back but not fro?
Depending on the brand of truck, the sensor could be located in several locations. Check on the top of the transmission, at the output shaft and at the bell housing.
Your calalytic is four months old it started to make noise they said a random misfire caused the convertr to burn up and the waranity will not be good.?
That sounds right to me. If the engine is running poorly it will ruin the cat. Sorry.
You ran a red light in the UK and there was a police car on the opposite side of the road behind a barrier but it did not stop you Can you still be caught?
1. In most cases no. One of the few ways you could still get pulled over, is if he radio's ahead to someone else.Vixen2. You could still be caught but, unless you endangered other road users, the police would probably not bother. Photographic evidence is widely used in UK for traffic violations a...
I were sitting in a long line in my car and I was cutting it off and on because I was tired of it running but then my coolant ran out and I saw a little smoke can anyone help me out please?
Sounds like you sprung a leak in the cooling system. A hose, radiator or water pump may have sprung a leak. Have it checked now, you don't want to overheat the engine.
My Dad's car has sat for one year because he died I bought a new battery so I could start it upn occasion because it is not registered to be driven yet The battery is now dead but takes a boost.?
How often do you start it? Newer cars should be started at least once a week to maintain a charge on the battery (the computer drains a little all the time to save its memory). Have the battery fully charged, then try starting it once a week to see if it will work fine then. Good Luck!!!
Your transmission runs fine when it is cold but after you drive for a bit you can not get it to shift from 1 to 2 and when you step on the gas the transmission will slip out of gear?
Sounds like your torque converter needs replacing
My car was running fine i got on it pretty good and it shut down no loud noise no oil or smoke the car turns over but will not fire does anyone know what could cause this it's a 1994 transam gt 5.7?
that could be a great deal of things man. Check your fuel injectors, check your fuel pump to see if its even getting fuel, check your intake and vaccum lines to your intake, check your rotor and cap plugs and wires, fuel filter, if it all checks out... maybe you should check the brain cause if it...
OK I need to mount a flat screen monitor in my police car. It needs to be adjustable so I can pull it to me if I need to. Anyone know if there are any products out there that will met my needs?
I did this install on a big rig recently.I used a swing out tv mount with latch back feature from a local electronic shop.I then built a suitable support for the swing out and one for the lap topWhen done the lap top was secured to the dash, pull a little release string and the lap top mould slid...
What could possibly be wrong with your 89 Mazda 323 non turbo when it will crank over but not fire up it had a fade out so you replaced the alternator drove for two days you get home shut off the car?
It might be related to the alternator failure or it might be something else. Always go back to the basics, even on the injected cars it's either fuel delivery, ignition or compression. If you have all 3 working properly, the car will run. Check the ignition first, see if you have spark at the plu...