Question about Cars & Trucks
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Sounds like your alternator is starting to seize up. Remove the belt and spin the pulley by hand. If you hear a light grinding sound or the pulley is stiff then the alternators bearings are worn. Take the alternator to an electrical repair shop for rebuilding. I usually pay around $50 as opposed to $100 or more from a parts store. Look up auto electrical repair in your Yellow pages. Older VW's are known for starter and alternator failures so finding a cheaper source for parts should help you save some money.
Posted on Feb 06, 2009
Does engine still crank? If so you have to check for Fuel, spark, compression. when your engine quit ..odds are good you lost one of these. check for fuel since modern electric fuel pumps stop working without any warning.You should be able to hear the pump momentarily when you first turn the key to "ON" If good check for spark, modern "coil pack" spark systems have a few weak links. if engine cranks and you have spark and you don't know how to check for fuel spray some starting fluid in your air inlet and see if it will start momentarily
Posted on Feb 19, 2010
SOURCE: i own a fuel injected 87 honda accord and when i was driving it one day it started losing power then when i stopped it stalled then when i tryed to start it it wouldn't start so i cleaned the the
You have not done the most basic test to see what is going on, that is to scan the engine control computer (ECM) for fault codes.
Posted on Apr 22, 2012
Tips for a great answer:
Apr 18, 2017 | Cars & Trucks
Oct 09, 2015 | 1997 Saab 900
Jul 28, 2014 | 2000 Mazda MPV
Jul 02, 2014 | 1993 Saturn SC1
Feb 19, 2010 | Cadillac Catera Cars & Trucks
Jan 23, 2010 | 2003 Chevrolet Silverado Ss
Jun 05, 2009 | 1993 Ford Taurus
Apr 30, 2009 | 1995 Mazda 626
Apr 02, 2009 | 2001 GMC Yukon Denali
Feb 16, 2009 | 1994 Chevrolet Astro
24 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!