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Without running any tests, it is pretty much impossible to tell you why it would not start.
What I can tell you is that if the engine turns when you turn the key, the starter is good. Only exception there is if it turns much slower than normal and battery is fully charged.(verified again by testing). The starters only job is to turn the engine. Your ignition and fuel system is what makes it start and run. A thermostat has nothing to do with starting. If the engine temp is normal when running and you have not overheated it is fine.
Shops use a scanner attached to the vehicles computer system in order to begin diagnosis. The vehicle computer stores fault codes. Most larger parts stores will do a basic scan for free. have that done and see if there are any faults stored...that will give you some idea what may actually be going on. One item that won't show up on a scan is your fuel pump. If the vehicle stalls and you cannot hear the pump when you turn the key back on, that should be looked at.
Often when a pump begins to fail, it gets hot and binds. Once cooled down it will resume operation 'till it heats up again.
As i said though...Without testing I'm only giving you test options and a good guess.

1995 Jeep Grand... | Answered 2 hours ago

hese cars suffer from one problem and that is the computer ,as the O2 sensor heaters run the earth back through a transistor switch in the ECU ,so what i do is run a seperate earth from O2 sensor heater side to chassis or engine this cures the fault so vehicles passes the emmisions but the engine light will stay on .on the O2 sensor are two white wires these are the heater wires ,one will read a positive but no earth continuety ,run a earth and it will work

Cars & Trucks | Answered 6 hours ago

Yes, your assumption is right if your battery doesn't show any sign of the current you can have loose connections. check it thoroughly

Cars & Trucks | Answered 9 hours ago

You have to remove the tank to access the fuel pump.

Cars & Trucks | Answered 9 hours ago

Whether the auxiliary battery or house battery they are invariably charged from the engine generator or alternator. As yours is 1992 it is probably an alternator.

The charging of the second battery could be wired through a switch but is most commonly wired through a relay that is connected to and energised by the ignition light. This ensures the second battery is isolated when the engine isn't running and when started and the ignition light goes out the relay connects the second battery.

This effectively connects the two batteries together and while some charging of the second battery takes place it usually isn't a great success due to several factors, firstly the second battery is usually physically distant and so the connecting wires are longer, often much longer. The age and capacity of the second battery is also a major factor and finally the amount of care lavished on the second battery is usually very little and so it likely spends a great deal of time, especially during winter, less than fully charged and so a reduced capacity due to sulphation is inevitable.

To compound matters, perhaps the alternator is no longer producing the rated output.
Food for thought...

Cars & Trucks | Answered 10 hours ago

Vehicle is somewhat more flexible with the top down - significant or coincidence. Whichever, it is beyond my experience though I have had considerable experience on many of the models.

Ignoring the roof thing and the things you already replaced the following are the things I would be checking before I fell into madness ...

Shock absorbers - front shock piston rod bush can wear a great deal as it is subject to all the braking and acceleration torque reaction (difficult to check and assess).
Mixed tyres - ideally all the same brand and tread pattern to the correct specification. Mixed tyres can cause really bad things.
Brake calipers and brake discs - use a dial gauge to check the disc run-out and replace if it exceeds 0.004". Similarly ensure the calipers are functioning like the manufacturer intended.
Driveshafts - in particular the inner joints. I have known inner joints to become lumpy and occasionally jam causing a sort of wobble...

Cars & Trucks | Answered 10 hours ago

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Cars & Trucks | Answered 11 hours ago

While Vail is usually a cheaper place to spend your vacation, there is no reason why you shouldn't visit Aspen while you are there. The two towns are not too far apart, after all. Aspen is just a little over 100 miles away from Vail, and the towns are connected by pristine roads that look over a gorgeous scenery.

There are three ways you can go from Vail to Aspen, and they all involve road travel. That's a problem. You see, the region is frequently hit by snow storms during the winter, and there are also car accidents and road maintenance to deal with. All of those elements can slow down road travel and cause traffic jams. If you only have a weekend or a few days to see both cities, the last thing you want is to spend 9 hours sitting in a car, waiting for a jam to be cleared.

All that means is that if you are planning on going from Vail to Aspen, you should be ready to adapt to road conditions and stay up to date on local news.

As for the travel methods themselves, you can go to Aspen using a rental car, a shuttle service, or by taking a bus. It's not hard to go from Vail to Aspen using public transport; just go to the Vail Transportation Center and hop on a bus to West Glenwood. Once there, you can get on a bus that will take you straight to Aspen.

Driving yourself to Aspen is viable, but there is the snow and the traffic to deal with, and a rental car will force you to deal with the cost of parking in both Vail and Aspen. Hiring a shuttle service, however, is simple and relatively cheap for the short trip. It's probably the best way to go from Vail to Aspen, as it allows you to spend less time on the move, and more time enjoying your trip.

Cars & Trucks | Answered 12 hours ago

If you do not have any response when shifting into the gears then you have a clutch problem or an internal transmission problem. But check to see if the azles are turning, one bad cv joint will make the car not move.

Cars & Trucks | Answered 12 hours ago

1-8-4-3-6-5-7-2 is the firing order for your GMC

GMC Cars &... | Answered 12 hours ago

The fuel tank has to be removed.

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Cars & Trucks | Answered 13 hours ago

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Engine lubricant oil capacity: 6.6 liter / 7 U.S. qt / 5.8 imp. qt Engine coolant capacity: 21.9 liter / 23.2 U.S. qt / 19.3 imp. qt Fuel tank capacity: 106 liter / 28 U.S. gal / 23.3 imp. gal

Lincoln Cars &... | Answered 13 hours ago

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Call your local Salvage Yard. Any Dodge durango or Dodge ram truck will work

Dodge Cars &... | Answered 14 hours ago

Was it new or used. Possible a bad battery or connections. A lot of parts houses have a tester to test them.

Hyundai Cars &... | Answered 14 hours ago

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