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No crank, no start, new battery

Car wont start, or crank, brand new battery

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  • mur64 Oct 01, 2008

    I have the same problem.thought it was a dead battery because it started when I jumped it once, then it would not start after that even when I jumped it.Put a new battery in and it still wouldn't start,didn't even make a noise except a buzzing sound in the engine area.I was going to take of my air intake to get to the starter so I unplugged the MAF sensor wires,I decided not to continue so I plugged it back in.I decided to try and start it again out of frustration and it started.but I don't believe it will continue to start,I hope someone can help. Thanks

  • Anonymous Dec 28, 2008

    I have the same problem with my vauxhall astra, changed the battery, checked the alternator and it is fine. when battery was fully charged up after being jumped started, it was ok for a week now it won't start again. what could be the problem?

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    car will not start.

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Hit the starter few times with metal object (hammer or pipe or some sort) while someone else is holding the key in START position. If car starts, your starter is NO GOOD. This is a quick test. There is more testing that you could do, but start there. Whack it with something.

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I've ha the same problem on my 95 civic. Changed the starter, a relay, checked the ignition switch, distributor... and found it was a faulty ground from engine to engine compartment. To check this last solution, simply attach a wire big enough between the engine and chassis and turn the ignition key. If the car starts, you've found your problem!

Hope this can help.

Posted on Aug 24, 2008

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SOURCE: 97 Chrysler Cirrus, wont start, it cranks, it gets

Does it even try? Have you checked for spark?

Posted on Mar 19, 2009

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SOURCE: engine cranks car won't start

Sorry..... 1 notch off is just not good enough. It has to be exact , then if it doesn't run start looking at other posibilities.

Remember that the camshaft turns twice eash time the crank turns once. The distributor rotor works off a gear on the cam.
Your rotor could be off a bit , or it could look exactly perfect the way it was when tou took it out , and still be 180 degrees off.
You have to get your engine to "top dead center" and make sure everything is the way it should be.

A timing chain ( or belt ) can cause permanent and fatal damage to the valve train and pistons in motors that are "interference engines" Find out weather yours is. In a non-interference engine , the clearance between the valves and the pistons is large enough to alow them to move out of time without crashing into each other. An interference engine is not so forgiving.

The fact that your engine cranks makes me hopefull that it is a non interference engine , and that damage has not been done.

Try to find a haynes manual for you vehicle , it will walk you through the steps for most repairs.

Posted on May 10, 2009

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SOURCE: 1991 honda civic clx wont start period after several OEM parts were installed

your timming might be off.

Posted on Jun 02, 2009

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SOURCE: 1989 vw jetta wont crank. replaced battery still wont start.

Ive got a Jetta 2 CSI and had the same trouble. I then discovered that my coldstart packed up, wich you cant even get at the agents anymore. So If you are in the Benoni area I can fix it for you for 'n reasonable price, and you won't have that trouble any longer. Mine is still starting by just touching the key. 0829484343

Posted on Jun 18, 2009

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SOURCE: car cranks but wont start. battery is almost new

well if it cranks then it starts lol, but check the starter, alternator, air filter, fuel filter, fuel pump, solinoid switch, and battey cables

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