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What is wrong with a car that will turn on but then turns off immediately?

chances are the battery is out of wack or the engine could be flooded

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Why does your car start but then turn off after about 100meters of driving?

Wow! Lots of things.Does it stall cold, or hot? Or, both?It is it an older, carbureted car, or is it EFI with a control computer?If it has a carb, and stalls cold; I'd say the choke is set too far open. Or, the float level too low (lean.) My car would stall in a few miles, it was the fuel filter ...

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Why does my car start and then turn off?

An issue with the mass airflow sensor may manifest itself when a car starts and then stalls soon after starting.When an ignition coil begins to fail, it may struggle to provide consistent spark to the plugs, causing the engine to stall after starting.

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Why does my car start then turn off?

An issue with the mass airflow sensor may manifest itself when a car starts and then stalls soon after starting.When an ignition coil begins to fail, it may struggle to provide consistent spark to the plugs, causing the engine to stall after starting.

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What could it mean if your car turns on but then shuts right back off?

Could be as simple as a plugged fuel filter.

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Whats wrong when i Turned key off on car but something kept running then white smoke?

The ignition timing is out

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Why would a car start drivin and then turn off and wont turn back on?

suspect bad fuel filter first, then fuel pump, alternator or battery, ignition module...

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Why does your truck lose power and then shuts off but will start again but has spark coming from the motor?

most likely the coil housing is cracked or distributor cap

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Car will not stay on runs for a while then turns off?

i would say it will be overheating, check coolant level

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Ac works fine until you shut off truck then ac clutch will not turn back on?

have your pressure control switch checked by a repair shop it may be defective.

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Your car will turn over a few times but not catch then it stops turning over?

its ur car right?? cause if this is that thing like the movie (the ring), that's weird...its your spark plug or alternator... charge the battery, or jump start.if that doesn't work, go for autozone or other car shop for spark plugs..if that doesn't work, head for a mechanic....good luck

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Why will a Ford F-150 start but not turn off?

Sounds like a problem with the ignition switch.

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Why does car turn off when I turn on AC?

It may be from low power to the computer, a faulty fuel pump due to bad connection, or a low battery.The blower fan draws a lot of current, perhaps that is dropping the voltage suddenly and causing some electrical component in the ignition system or the anti theft system to shut down the car.The ...

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Why will my heater not turn off?

Other mechanical issues can also cause the heater to remain turned on.A defective check valve.For radiators and other heating systems that rely on hot water, a bad check valve can cause the heater to stay on.Without a working check valve, water circulates on its own to keep the heating system tur...

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Why does my car turn over and run then shut off?

Useless amount of detail ! - At least tell us the make , model and year if you expect us to find an answer .

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Why does your car overheat after car runs to operating temp and then you turn car off and back on?

When you shut off an engine, the water pump stops flowing h20 plus antifreeze through the engine block and radiator. All of that extreme heat settles into the aggregate fluid. This can cause the engine to over heat the fluid and boil over. That is the reason you do not go out and take off the rad...

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Why does your car idle high and low then turn off?

Could be several reasons such as a large vacuum leak, a faulty EGR (Exhaust Gas Reclaimer) valve, a faulty MAF (Mass Air Flow) sensor,

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Why does my car shake then turns off when I start it?

Shaking or vibration may be caused by many different things such as faulty spark plugs, poor fuel pressure or misfires.Other things such as a faulty idle air control valve may cause the engine idle to drop below the normal idling RPM which may also cause the motor to shake or vibrate more than no...

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Why does water in the vehicle boils even after the ignition is turned off?

If the engine has been running and is hot, shutting off the ignition allows the water in the water jacket to continue to be heated. Therefore, until the engine cools down below boiling temperature, it will continue to heat the water.Boiling is prevented by a couple of things; anti-freeze (which r...

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Why car stereo will not turn off with the car?

the ACC wire from the stereo is connected to constant power (+12V)

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Why do the turn signals turn on but don't flash?

Probably need a new turn signal bulb.

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Why does the momentum of a car will not continue if you turn the car off?

The main reason a car will slow down when the engine is turned off is due to friction, there is friction on all moving parts which converts the kinetic energy of the cars movement into heat energy.

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Why when you turn your car on then it shuts its self off?

Well see it isn't that big of a deal you just should start it back it up and it should go!

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Why does my radio turn on but no sound?

Effect Of Amps Or Speaker Wires On Stereo Sound The amp can cause the car stereo not to produce any sound at all.If the fuse of the amp blows out, it could be the reason why you are not getting sound out of your car stereo.A broken wire or a bad connection can also cause sound not to come out of...

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Why does a 1993 Explorer engine cut out when first pressing on the gas and runs ruff in 1st gear and check engine will turn on but when on freeway check engine light turns off and runs fine?

sounds like a (tps) throttle position sensor. need to have it put on a scanner to check what trouble codes are stored in the ecm.

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Ford Taurus 1995 the car will start but when you turn the ignition off it won't shut off?

Mine did this and I found a plastic plunger inside the ignition switch had broken so it only worked in the one direction. I had to turn it off by taking one battery terminal off. I had to pull the steering wheel off and it was a pain but it worked. See "Related Questions" below for instructions o...

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Why the ignition switch it turned but engine will not turn over?

There are many possible reasons for this, and troubleshooting is required to narrow it down. As important as what doesn't happen is what does happen.

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Why does the 92lincolntowncarshut off and then crank 20minutes later?

Check for a loose or corroded ground or battery cable Check for a loose or corroded ground or battery cable

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Why does an engine run on after turning off key?

I had the same problem with my 1967 impala. It was the ignition. There where melted wires. so it would not shut off. That would be the cheapest and first place I would look at. it would start but not shut off.

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Why does my Car radio turn off and on?

The wires are proboly came loose or something.

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Why does my furnace blower turn on and off constantly?

The system uses a “temperature probe” to detect temperature changes inside the heat exchanger (see image below) and turns your blower on and off in response.So if your furnace blower is turning on and off when the furnace isn't in a heat cycle, it usually means the fan limit switch is defective.

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Why will the radio not turn on?

It will not because either you are pressing the wrong button or it is not plugged in Try the fuse.

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Why does my AC keep turning on and off?

Oh, the dirty air filter.It's the cause of most AC malfunctions and understandably so.A dirty filter restricts airflow and restricted airflow causes a whole slew of problems, including a frozen evaporator coil.This can cause the unit to malfunction by turning on and off in short bursts.

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Why does my furnace turn on and off repeatedly?

Why a Clogged Furnace Air Filter Can Cause Your Furnace to Turn On and Off Repeatedly.If you remember from our orientation up above, the most common cause for your furnace to keep turning on and off is the High-Limit Switch, which turns the unit off if the temperature inside gets too high (as a s...

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Why does my AC Fan keep turning on and off?

Oh, the dirty air filter.It's the cause of most AC malfunctions and understandably so.A dirty filter restricts airflow and restricted airflow causes a whole slew of problems, including a frozen evaporator coil.This can cause the unit to malfunction by turning on and off in short bursts.

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Why would the lights inside a 2000 VW Beetle come on while driving and then randomly turn off?

2 things to check, door switches make sure the door makes good contact and that the lights shut off when you push them in also check for hood and trunk switches, second check your dashboard lights dimmer switch, sometimes when they are turned up all the way your dome lights will come on intermitt...

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Why will starter turn but engine doesn't crank?

most likely the teeth on the flywheel that the starter connects with are ground down. Either way, you need to remove starter to look, starter gear not likely bad , but possible. But, if this is a FORD with a separate starter solenoid, that will be your problem. Ford first! Solenoid second!

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Why will a diesel car turn over but wont start?

Could be for a number of reasons. A proper diagnosis is required to narrow it down.

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Why will your civic turn over but wont start?

Could be the main relay mine would not start. Then just wouldn't start I replaced the main Relay and haven't had any problems. I called Honda house and explained the issue and they were more then helpful and knew what it was right away. Mine would start when it was cool or the sun went down and n...

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Why does my car radio keep turning off and on?

When a car stereo cuts out and then turns back on: The problem is usually in the wiring.If the display shuts off at the same time the music cuts out, then the unit is probably losing power.Tracking down the fault can be difficult when the radio is functioning, since it actually has power at that ...

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Why does my HVAC turn on and off?

Oh, the dirty air filter.It's the cause of most AC malfunctions and understandably so.A dirty filter restricts airflow and restricted airflow causes a whole slew of problems, including a frozen evaporator coil.This can cause the unit to malfunction by turning on and off in short bursts.

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Why does my AC compressor turn on and off?

Short cycling, when the compressor constantly shuts on and off, is one of the most common air conditioning problems.Several conditions cause short cycling, including a faulty or obstructed thermostat, leaking refrigerant, icy coils or an HVAC system that is too big for the building in which it is...

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Why does my heat keep turning on and off?

#1: A dirty air filter The first (and most common) cause of short cycling furnace is a dirty air filter.A dirty filter restricts air from reaching your furnace's heat exchanger, which causes your furnace to overheat and then shut down.Eventually it will turn back on and the process will repeat i...

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What does turning the key on off on off on off on do?

Depends rather on what the particular key is designed to do. Switch some equipment, car, torch etc on and off. Some equipment may not like this, because of a power surge each time it is switched on, so it might break down (fail).

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Why does my 2002 chev S-10 turns over but will not start?

2002 chev S-10 will turn over but not start.

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Your power windows and heat will work then shut off then you cant get back on?

Faulty relay (cut-out) is the most likely explanation in this case. Have it examined and changed if necessary.

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Why does a car sounds like it wants to start but will not turn over?

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...

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Your car was jumping and smoking black was the carburated then you rebuild the carburated the car don't turn off but when you stop and go start to jumping and trying to turn off but not what could be?

if the car doesn't turn off and puffs black smoke and jumpy then I think that the idle is set to high on the carb turn the adjustment screw which is on the right side of the carb in front of the throtle lever turn it to the left

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Why will my car amp turn on but your subs wont move?

Try new speaker wires to your amp

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Why would your exhaust manifold turn red the vehicle starts and runs great but when warm it loses power and dies then will not start and only fire on 1 or 2 cylinders?

Your catalytic converter is stopped up.

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Your interior lights will not turn off when you exit the vehicle?

Check to see if the interior lights are switched "ON" Sometimes they get turned on when you move the headlight switch.

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Why does your car radio not turn off when you turn the engine off?

Some cars have a time delay before it turns off. I had a Buick Park Avenue that was like that. If you open the door the radio should go off. If not, you may have a wiring problem.

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What can be the problem if you start a car then it shakes then turns off?

its probably a dead battery if u cant start it up after a few minutes

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Does your car use more fuel leaving it on or turning it off then on again while waiting?

It actually uses less fuel to turn the car off. I just recently found out that Honda is working on an option that automatically shuts the car off when the brake is depressed and comes to a full stop. (red lights)

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What does it mean when turn car on a oil light stays on for few seconds and then shuts off?

The oil light come on if there is not enough oil pressure. When you first start up, the oil pump needs a little time to build up the pressure. However, you should check that the oil reservoir is full with the dip stick (with the car cold and on level ground).It may also be that the oil and oil fi...

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Why does your van start but then die?

when does the car, like right after it is started or when you put it into gear

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Why does car have little power on take off but take off ok at about20mph?

so udont over heat the engaine to fast.

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Why does Engine turns over few seconds then stops dead?

You may have a defective starter motor, or a flat battery, or a serious hydraulic problem stopping a piston passing top dead centre. Take out the spark plugs and or glow plugs then turn over the engine on the starter, if successful you have an internal engine problem

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Oil pressure gauge reads low but is oil is full then car shuts off it will restart but shuts off again after a few seconds?

Need more info. What kind of car? What model? What year? How many miles? Most cars will run with no oil in the motor, Only for A short time, This will ALWAYS ruin motor, Oil level being full does not make the car have oil pressure, although the car will not have oil pressure without oil in the mo...

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Why does your 1992 Buick lesabre seem like it is running out of gas to the point it dies but then crank up after turning the key switch on and off a few times?

A 1992 Buick Le Sabre could be acting this way due to a faulty fuel pump.

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Why does the car turn off when the defrost is on?

If it has AC assist and the compressor is shot, cut the belt or disconnect the defrost from the compressor.

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Why does your car turn off when you turn corner?

It shouldn't unless you're turning too sharply. You might be low on gas. There might be something mechanically wrong with your car.

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Why does your car smell like gas and ocasionally turn off I think its getting flooded but why?

check the seals at the injectors sometimes they leak for starters

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Why does my car keep turning off?

Another reason that makes your car shuts off while driving is issues with the fuel pump.If there is something clogging in the pump or filter, it will make your car turns off while driving on the roads suddenly.So, it is always mandatory to check and clean the fuel pump, filter before driving a lo...

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Why turning my ignition on and wont turn off?

Turning my ignition on and wont turn off because it is faulty.

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Why does your car make noise when the air conditioning is off and then it goes away when you turn it on 96 Sunfire GT Auto?

the a/c compressor cluth is bad. should make a grinding noise when not on and goes away when it is on.

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Why does my thermostat not turn off?

Step 1: Check the Thermostat If an air conditioner does not automatically switch off, it may be because the temperature has been set too low.This action tells the air conditioner system to switch off.If the unit does not immediately turn off, then it is likely that the thermostat is not the prob...

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Why does the parking light stay on when you turn the car off?

because the lights are not controlled by the ignition switch; they are controlled by a separate light switch.

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Why does the free turning fan on a 1997 Plymouth Neon continue to turn after the car is off?

The fan is electric and is controlled by a thermoswitch in the radiator. When you turn the engine off the fan keeps running to prevent boilover until the coolant in the radiator cools off. Then it should switch off automatically. If it does not either the radiator thermoswitch or the fan motor re...

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Why does your car take off slow then picks up?

All internal combustion engines have what is referred to as a "power band." This is the part of the RPM range that the engine generates the most power. A cars power is rated in two main ways, torque and horsepower (kilowatts in some countries.) Torque is generated primarily at the low end of the ...

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Why does my car suddenly turn off?

Your car shuts off while driving suddenly may cause from the ignition switch.When the ignition switch is frazzled, this will lead to a loss or power to your engine due to vibration such as hitting a round patch of street.

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Why does my car start and then shut off?

An issue with the mass airflow sensor may manifest itself when a car starts and then stalls soon after starting.When an ignition coil begins to fail, it may struggle to provide consistent spark to the plugs, causing the engine to stall after starting.

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What does it mean when you turn on the car and it stalls then turns of?

you should check the steering wheel gasket first. if that's not it, then you should check the blinker fluid

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Why the overdrive light turn on and off constantly?

Your overdrive light could be faulty. You should check your fused and replace the one associated with the overdraft button.

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Why does my 2010 impala front driver side turn signal is on but doesn't flash why?

Flasher relay is defective. Replace it. Can also be both front and rear bulbs are burnt out.

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Why does airbag light stay on for about 20 seconds after start-up then goes off?

That is normal for many vehicles. The airbag system goes threw a self check each time you start up.

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What could be wrong if your car is running fine but then it decelerates and it turns off?

possibly vapor lock...just take off ur gas cap...if not check if u have fuel pressure...there should be a pressure valve u can push with a key that will shoot fuel if u have pressure if u do the prob is in ur fuel system...if not its in the ignition system

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Why does my car start then shut off?

An issue with the mass airflow sensor may manifest itself when a car starts and then stalls soon after starting.When an ignition coil begins to fail, it may struggle to provide consistent spark to the plugs, causing the engine to stall after starting.

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Why will the engine die but everything else stays on?

The battery is what keeps the electronic and lights on, the engine is probabally dying because of a shortage in fuel, the pump couldn't be workin, the filter could be plugged, or the line could be kinked

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Why Does the Car turn off when overheat on 2001 Infinity g20?

prevent internal engine assembly damage. all cars do it or the motor would warp and spew oil and coolant and metal all over the engine bay and the road

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When you turn the headlights on why does your car radio shuts off?

you might have a short circuit or you have a voltage drop

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why does the power of stereo stays on after car key turn off?

The battery is still providing power. After awhile, it too will shut down, as has the engine. I would say you have a worn out Key or lock. Note that car ignition has 4 stages. You can readLock will lock the steering wheel. At on the dashboard lights come on. At start, the engine starts and dashbo...

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What does it mean when your car thermostat wont rise and the car turns on but shortly shuts off?

Can someone plz help me on this issue

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Why would the blue temperature light in a '99 VW Beetle start flashing but stop after turning the car off for a minute and turning it back on?

Could be that the coolant level is a bit low and the flashing light is telling you this. The level will drop when the fluid is running thru the motor. When you turn the car off the level rises back to nominal level. Dan

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My 1991 cutlass ciera does not want to start coughs and sputters and will finally start and run great but then when car is turned off will not want to start again?

Replace your fuel filter; if it still happens I suspect your fuel pump is getting weak and should be checked for pressure output. Has your battery been replaced lately? The reason I am asking is that when you put in a new battery, or you're old battery needs charged, when you first start it, it h...

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Why after replacing my battery does it shut off when i turn the ac on?

t is probable that your wires are not properly grounded. Check the wiring and ensure that they are properly grounded. Antolin Andrew Marks.

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Why does your windshield wiper turns on when the car is off?

sounds like a short to power somewhere in your wiper control module, and or relay circuit.well just get it check by your nearest auto dealer.Next answer:Why would you need the windscreen wipers on when the vehicle is off? I don't think windscreen wipers work on any modern car that I know of with ...

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Why does the fan in your 6.0 diesel keep turning on and off?

Thermostatic control to cool engine.

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Why does the ac turn off after 30 seconds on your 1998 Lincoln town car?

Probably low on refrigerant. Have it checked for leaks, repair if necessary and recharge.

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Why does my furnace turn on when the heat is off?

This is most common cause of short cycling.A dirty air filter restricts air from getting into your furnace.Your furnace's heat exchanger needs that air blowing over it or it overheats, causing the furnace to shut down.Change (or wash, if you have a washable type) your air filter if it's dirty.

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Why does my car turn off when the AC is on?

It may be from low power to the computer, a faulty fuel pump due to bad connection, or a low battery.The blower fan draws a lot of current, perhaps that is dropping the voltage suddenly and causing some electrical component in the ignition system or the anti theft system to shut down the car.The ...

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Why does the brake lights stay on after you turn the headlights on and off on your ford?

I dont know because i dont have a FORD Check your brake light switch on the back of your brake pedal for adjustment.

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Vehicle cranks good but won't turn over?

Technically cranking good and turning over are the same thing. I assume you mean cranks good but doesn't run. Two common causes: 1) Fuel: not getting any. Tank empty, fuel pump dead, pressure regulator bad, fuel line blockage 2) Ignition: none. Bad ignition module or other ignition component. Les...

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Why does the blower on a olds aurora will not turn off when the car is not running All the relay switches were checked and swapped but still the problem not fixed Help?

Well since I put the question out there, Inow have the answer: It was the blower motor module that needed to be replaced. It was burned out. It cause me 251.00 for part and labor.

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Will the electric fans stay on after you turn engine off on a 1998 deville 4.6L?

will the electric fans stay on after you turn engine off on a 1998 deville 4.6L

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Engine turn over but will not start?

Engine needs fuel, compression and spark. You are missing one or more of those.

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What does it mean when your car shakes and then turns off?

Shaking or vibration may be caused by many different things such as faulty spark plugs, poor fuel pressure or misfires.Other things such as a faulty idle air control valve may cause the engine idle to drop below the normal idling RPM which may also cause the motor to shake or vibrate more than no...

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Why when I am driving my car stopped at a street light the car turns off but it is still on Basically the needle was pointing at off but the engine was still on?

Many modern cards actually stop the engine if the car is stationary and restart it as you move to pull away. This saves fuel and reduces pollution.

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Why won't the headlamps on a Pontiac Sunfire turn off when the car is off?

you did not turn the switch off they are not automatic

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What chemical will turn Rust into Metal the Best Many products on the market but which one will work?

RUST NEVER SLEEPS Corrosion is a complicated electrochemical process whereby a metal is converted to an oxide when exposed to a moist environment. Some metals, particularly bronze and brass, can form a stable protective corrosion layer, or patina, when they corrode. Iron, however, is highly susce...

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