Tips for When Your Car Won’t Start –

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Tips for When Your Car Start

There are several why a car won’t start, and the good is that some of them really easy fixes don’t require calling for a toe or an checkup at the mechanic. A lot of people carry complete toolboxes in cars, which can make the of doing quick repairs on a the car daunting. Some of the reasons a car won’t start are fairly depending on the age, make of the and the season.

Depending on the symptoms, are some simple fixes you can try take little time and practically no tools. Keep tips in mind the next your car dies or you need to out a friend with this Here’s what you should do if:

Nothing Happens

If you’ve put the key in the ignition and turned it to start and nothing happens, such as no go on on the dashboard and there are no sounds. is an electrical problem and could be a battery. In older model the lights or the radio could been left on and completely run the battery.

In newer car models, is an automatic switch that off power after a period, in to prevent this problem. sometimes there are short and the battery can run out. Try getting a to your battery, such as jumper cables using a or a neighbor’s car.

The Engine Clicks When You Try to it

The Engine Clicks, but the Lights Go Out

When you turn the ignition, the on the dashboard go on, but when you turn the key the engine clicks and doesn’t This is often a symptom of a solenoid or a worn starter There are a couple of quick you can apply to get your car started and get but to fix this problem permanently, have to go to mechanic.

Try cycling the ignition key, might help unstick the Turn the key to start and back to the marked ACC on the side of the ignition Do this repeatedly and as fast as you holding the key in the start position enough to make sure not starting. If this doesn’t after 10 or 15 tries, open the hood and see if you have access to the motor. It is often located the bottom of engine next to the fly

Give it a hard rap with a object. Another option is to the alternator and give a tug in one direction on the Then try cycling the key again.

The Come on, but There is no Click

is most common in cars after 2005, and typically with automatic transmissions. usually have an electronic inside the transmission, which is the neutral safety switch, and allow the engine to start it’s in neutral. The switch can get stuck. Make sure the car is in when starting.

Then, shift the car into (or in gear, if it’s a manual then shift back neutral.

The Engine Won’t Over (Gas Pump)

In words, you turn the key in the ignition and you the starter work, but the engine fire. There are several why this could happen, and are most often associated fuel not getting to the engine. making sure the radio is off, turn off the ignition, the key and wait one minute.

Insert the key and the key to the on position (two clicks), and for a low buzzing or humming sound. is the fuel pump priming the for starting. If you don’t hear the hum or this could mean your fuel pump is not Frequently, this is a problem the fuse.

Locate the fuel pump usually in a fuse box under the (directions to it are in your user’s and switch it with one in the same box of similar characteristics. Usually the air relay fits the fuel and you can probably drive without air until you find a repair to buy another relay.

The Engine Turn Over (Flooding)

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