01 3.8 monte carlo will not start.. no lights no nothing
I get no electrical at all... then sometimes if i hit the brake pedal it must hit something and it all comes back and the car starts right up.... i've tried shaking all the wires under the dash looking for a loose connection but nothing..
Re: 01 3.8 monte carlo will not start.. no lights no...
First check your fuses, it could be as simple as a modoule. The mote carlo runs totaly on your electical system. sounds like a burnt fuse, dont take to dealer ship-to much money you can fix your self by scraping of the effected area with a flat head screw driver.
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I would first check the bulbs if the bulbs are fine I would be looking at the brake pedal switch , test to see if u have a live , if u have a live at the switch then probable switch faulty. The switch is located by your brake pedal
check the brake fluid level, this is under the hood near the back wall by the drivers side. brakes are serious problem and should go to shop, they probably need the brake bled, this is where all the air is pushed out of the lines, sometimes you can get lucky and pump the brake pedal ( push down and release the brake pedal) over and over again and see if they tighten up
Same thing is happening right now on a 2002 Monte Carlo. When the key is simply turned to ON, all of the lights on the dash starts blinking rapidly. When I attempt to turn the car over, there is no CLICK or anything from the engine - nada. Ignition turns and the dash goes dark, as if it wants to TRY to start - but nothing happens. But, when I press the brake pedal (and the key is just sitting in the ON position), all of the blinking lights stops flashing and just stay lit. Therefore, I changed the brake switch, thinking it might make a huge difference. Didn't really help at all. When the key is turned, you can hear the fuel pump engage and everything seems to be ready to go. But, the car won't start (it will only start when it feels like it)...hit and miss, pretty much. Does anyone know the TRUE solution to this issue? Does the ignition need to be replaced in order to get this car to crank over
the traction control and the abs use the same wheel speed sensors, what you are feeling is the abs trying to release a brake because it thinks that one of the wheels is locking up, you probably have a bad wheel sensor or there could be something stuck in the relector ring like ice. try taking the car to auto-zone and have them retrieve the codes and that will tell you witch wheel to take a look at.
Brake pedal going to the floor is probably because engine is not starting. If the engine cranks over but will not start then you are possibly getting vapor lock. This could be caused by air in your fuel line which in turn is caused by a bad fuel pump. If the motor will not turn over then odds are on that you have a bad solinoid. Please rate my answer.