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Clio wont start

Turn key lights on dash come on but engine wont turn over

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  • Anonymous Sep 06, 2008

    I have the same problem with my 172 cup. I've ruled out the key/immobilizer problem. Ignition comes on I turn the key but starter does not kick in, lights go out on dash for a few seconds when I turn the key but no response from starter motor. This has happened before, a few times but 20 minutes later the car will start. This time however it's been a few days and nothing happenin. The car bump starts fine.

  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2009

    I am going to try the starter solenoid since the spare key does not work. The lights and all electrics work fine, the car will just not turn over or even try to when I turn the key, so I am going to try the starter solenoid and if not the only other option would be the starter motor.

  • robbwilliams May 05, 2009

    the car takes about 6 goes to kick in and runs fine but now and then just cuts out while drivin . ive changed the spark plugs and hp cables but it still happens . HELP. please

  • Anonymous Mar 17, 2014

    engine turns over but wont start, no dash lights

  • Anonymous Mar 17, 2014

    engine trys to turn over but wont dash lights go dead

  • Anonymous Mar 21, 2014

    Central locking wont work remoteley and no lights come on the dash board and the key won't turn over, no clicking etc


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If the red imobilisor light on te centre of the dash is flashing constantly when the key is in and ignition on its probably a key fault. if the cr is turning over and just not starting its probably the crankshaft sensor. {tdc sensor}

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In my experience with a 94 ford f150, it was the cylinoid!! If you had your vehicle checked at a professional auto shop, go get your money back. It is the rules and regulations in most shops that they not only check the battery and starter, but to also check the distributer and the cylinoid as well. I have had my truck for 8-9yrs now and I have always had it annually checked has kept me from walking home when I needed a rig to drive.

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