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Gauges spin, won't start

The car won't start. the key doesn't turn over. the lights come on, the gauges spin, but it won't start.

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: 1994 Honda Civic not starting

you need to check all fuses one by one for loose contact.leave the igtion key to on position and try to tap the fuse box, shake wires from battery going to inside the car.A testlight is effective in diagnosting this trouble.Probing the wires on the ignition switch while turning on the key.Need somebody to observe the cluster while performing the troubleshooting.

Posted on Jan 20, 2010

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SOURCE: My daugthers 2003 Olds Alero

This sounds like there is a dead spot in your starter. The easiest way to resolve this issue is to replace your starter. Many times, if you take a lot of short-distance trips over the life of your car, the wiring inside the starter itself will wear (short trips means starting it more often, causing a lot of wear over time). Then the inner wiring of the starter wears too much, it forms a "dead spot" -- when the starter is stopped at a very specific spot i will not form the magnetic force needed to torn the starter motor. This is a common issue which can be dealt with for a time if you have to save the money to replace the starter. Tapping the starter, or arcing it with a screwdriver makes the inner workings of the starter jump a little, allowing it to move out of the dead spot and kick over as normal, but it is only a temporary fix. Unless you refurbish electronics for a living, it is very unlikely that you will be able to repair the starter on your own, and such a repair takes some time, so you are better off to replace it than try to repair the starter itself.
As long as the starter does not happen to stop in the dead spot, it will work as normal ... but in time the dead spot will spread, causing the issue to worsen. You can keep forcing it to turn with the two tricks you used until you have had the opportunity to earn the money to replace the starter (or until you have a day off to get the repairs done) .. but over time this can cause more damage to other parts of the car, so I recommend replacing the starter as soon as you can.

Posted on Jun 07, 2011

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SOURCE: My 2004 F250 won't start. The battery is good, all gauges work etc... When you turn the key the starter won't even click

more then likely its a bad starter. or the cable to starter.

Posted on Jan 17, 2012

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SOURCE: Car won't start keys were left in ignition

Car not starting or turning over indicates towards multiple possibilities. It can be issue with battery or weak battery. But if battery checks out ok, then it can be starter issue or faulty alternator or problem with low fuel pressure or no spark at spark plugs due to dirty spark plugs or faulty ignition coil or injectors getting cracked or dirty and needs to be cleaned.


To confirm the problem, the basic troubleshooting is required.


Click this link below and follow the troubleshooting:------

http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/02/car-starting-issues.html

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This will help.

Thanks

Posted on Feb 18, 2012

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SOURCE: 1998 chevy malibu

I have the same problem with my 2000 Malibu. All the dash lights will flash for a while and when I park the car, it will not restart. However, I have to disagree with all the solutions I have read regarding ignition and other things. I say this because if I disconnect the battery for approximately 15 minutes, allowing the computer to reset, it will start every time. I want to know what is causing this malfunction, is it the computer or what?

Posted on Jun 04, 2012

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