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Horn honks when trying to start, motor does not crank
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I have a 1995 Dodge Neon with a 1999 motor in it. Recently it has had some issues starting. All I would have to do is just switch the relays (usually horn to fuel pump and vice versa) and it would start. This morning, I went out to start it and it would not start, even after trying 3 different relays... It cranks just fine, it just won't fire... Anybody have any ideas?
If switching relays got the car started for you before, maybe you had a relay that was sticking. Check the fuel pump relay & the ASD (Automatic Shutdown) relay. Either relay will keep the fuel pump from working. Listen for the fuel pump when you ... 1999 Dodge Neon
2001 Blazer Got in tried to start and the motor cranked. Did not start, tried to crank again and the motor would not even crank. All the fuses are good. Battery not dead just acts like a dead short.
This may help remove the starter and go to your auto parts to run a test also check battery connection must be tight at all times also run a fuel pump preasure test check if there is any spark coming from the coils check fuel pump relay and the final ... 2001 Chevrolet Blazer
I just bought a 1993 xj6 and 3 days after bought it want to crank it tries to turnover just won't start. I started turning the ignition on and off trying to crank it pushing gas and it started. 2 days later today it will not crank at all now tried all day. I tryed and replace the fuel filter that wasn't it. i'm pretty sure i hear the fuel pump kick on but not sure could just be antenna motor. so I disconnected the fuel line from the rail and there is gas in it. i guess next should check for spar
Joe,\015\012\015\012If you are sure the fuel is reaching the cylinders then checking the (blue) spark is the next logical check. Also check if the battery is fully charged.A strong battery is what rotates the engine fast enough to start. But i ... 1994 Jaguar XJ6
1996 Ford E250 van. I checked to see why the horn wouldn't work and found the problem is in the horn switch. Went to start the van and it won't start. I was able to start the van via the fender mounted starter relay by using a screw driver on the two posts. Bought a new started relay and still won't start. Tried to start it in Park and Neutral and still no crank. So I have a no start no crank situation. There is power to the relay. What am I missing here? Thank you
Hello, my name is Ben. When you started the van using the fender mounted relay, you were basically bypassing the key switch. I'm thinking you might have accidentally disconnected a wire during your repair of the horn switch. Or it could just be a coi ... Ford E-250
My 98 dodge durango 5.9L for a while would only start on the second try but would still crank over and start. not it wont even try to crank and the battery is fully charged then u hear clicking from the passenger side and from the fues box in the engin compartment and the lights,horn,door locks, and radio dont work and make clicking noises when u try to use them. i have tryed to put the key to the on position and wait for ten or15 seconds and this does not work please help
Hey dude I had the same problem. Check your power terminal it could have junk on it that's what's causing it not to have power an start. Also to hear if your starter is good use jumper cables an connect the power straight to the fuse box power termin ... 1999 Dodge Durango
My car has been slow to crank the past few days. I have jumped it once. Now it tries to crank normally but will not. When I just tried to start it the horn started blowing and would not turn off for about 15 seconds?still will not crank HELP
How old is the battery. it may not be holding a charge. or cables and battery post might need to be cleaned. ... 2001 Dodge Stratus
I bought a 1991 audi 80 quatro from a freind of mine and the timming belt had broken. He had tried to fix but got real lost,I put the car back to gether i do no a few thangs to get running but now Iam stuck the motor cranks almost starts then dies ,if i crank for longer time after a couple cranks you can here a minute motor starting noise then nothin PLEASE HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
You need to reset the immobiliser before you can start it.if you dont know how get back..... ... 1991 Audi 80
I have a 2003 chevorlet tahoe v*8 5- litre two wheel drive, I just recently ran out of fuel.I put fuel and then attempted to start the vehicle. Nothing, no-crank. I get a full dash display but nothing when I try to start, as if I am locked out.The vehicles anti-theft should disengage with the key transmitter, or with the manual key-unlock;also by using the ignition, nothing helped. I even tried cranking the motor at the starter itself with the ignition key on. All I got was crank with no fire'
You have to use the same remote and key that you was using when it happened or it wont start or even turnover ... 2003 Chevrolet Tahoe
1999 Chevy suburban (5.7 r motor) Wont start. or turn over easy, I upgraded the fuel injection because it would vapor lock the motor. That seemed to fix it . But know its cranking and coming to a sudden hault. than it will crank again. I removeed the plugs and they were clean. I cleared the motor and put the plugs in. this time i removed the fuel pump rely and she cranked fine. When i put the fuel pump rely back in same problem. she cranks than clank and she wont turn. i try agian and get the sa
What did you do for the upgrade? ... 1999 GMC Suburban
89 Ford tempo won't turn over. Silinoid rapidly clicks and interior lights dim. I have cleaned all connections that I can find. I got it to turn over once , and start but not again since then. Also tried boosting from a 2nd running car. Bench tested the started motor, it works. all the interior powers up when key is turned and stereo works ok. but dims when key is turned farther to try turning the motor over. also some weeks ago the horn just quit working. No other symptoms just not
... 1989 Ford Tempo
1999 TAHOE JUST STARTED WHEN COLD AND I TRY TO TO START IT BUCKS AND JUMPS JUST LIKE ACRACKED DIST CAP OR JUMPED TIMING.BUT WHEN YOU DEPRESS THE THROTTLE IT JUST SPINS,TURN OFF WAIT A FEW MINUTES AND TRY AGAIN AND IT TRYS TO RUN BUT IS BUCKS AGAIN WAINT FIVE MINUTES AND IT FIRES UB BUT WILL TAKE VERY LITTLE THROTTLE LIKE ITS FLODED CLEARS UP AND RUNS FINE JUSST HAD AT CHEVY SHOP AND THE PUT A CRANK POS.SENSOR AND MOTOR VAC THE MOTOR AND IT COULD HAVE ASTUCK VALVE WHATS UP?
Try pulling the air filter out and see if you can get it to run for 10-15 seconds by spraying starter fluid into the breather. If it runs smooth on the spray then you've got it narrowed down to the fuel system. The fact that waiting makes a differenc ... 1999 Chevrolet Tahoe
2007 Pontiac Montana . I tried to start it but all I got was the horn honking and the lights blinking. Went to work, and tried again when I got home. No longer honks and blinks but it still won't start. Any suggestions?
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MY 1993 Safari Minivan won't start. It cranks normally. Over the past month it has not wanted to start in the morning, but eventually it would start (the routine was, I would turn the key and the starter would go and after several tries the car would eventually make a coughing sound, after a couple more tries the coughing would increase and lead to the motor starting). The rest of the day it would run fine and always start. But now it has decided to not start at all. Battery is fine. Have any id
I hope some one can help you with a post, for I am having the same issue ... 1993 GMC Safari
After a long drive, won't start when hot. Usually cranks after cooling down .Before this started,it ran hot but the temp guage was not reading hot.The motor shut down and would not start until the engine cooled off.We flushed the radiator and replaced the top and bottom hoses and the water pump.But it still seems to run hot and will not start for 2-3 hours.seems like it has no power and when it tries to crank up,it acts like it isnt getting any gas? HELP
Definatly crankshaft position sensor, had same problem hour ago and changed it and started right up.. crankshaft positions sensors are known to cause this problem, stays open circuit when hot. ... 1997 Buick LeSabre
Sometimes it starts when you turn the key over and sometimes you have to turn the motor over then turn switch off and try again and then it cranks acts like a fuel pump problem or does the fuel pump go out all at 1 time ? when it cranks sometimes it acts like its flooded starts sluggish then it smoothes out but its fuel injected. it has been doing this for about a month or so and now it wont crank at all it spins over but will not crank
Your fuel pump works or it don't. work you may have a problem with a few dirty fuel injectors or clogged fuel filter ... 1998 Dodge Ram
Put a battery in a 99 intrepid. tried two other batteries they werent holding a charge. but they did start the car. so i bought a new battery and when i hooked up the last cable the horn honked one time. now the car wont start. no one seems to now why. i tried starting fluid. check fuses. cant figure it out. cant put in the shop spent all my money fixing the brakes tagging and insureing it.
Yes, security system, try drivers & passengers doors & unlock with key. ... 1999 Dodge Intrepid
Hyundai excel 1994 hard to start after sitting. Problem: After the car sits for a while it is hard to start. It is not cranking but I hear a click on turning the key. I need about 5 -8 tries until the car starts. All those tries give me only a click noise like the battery is discharged. The car drives then very bad until it is warmed up. If I put my foot off the accelerator to change gears the motor seems to close down a bit, that is until the car is warm. Once the car is on temperatur
Even i had a similar problem with my Suzuki SUV. It is a bendex problem It is about to go. Bendex is a part of the starter motor and moves forward to engage the flywheel when you turn the key. It can be repaired yet as it is working although intermit ... Hyundai Excel
My 454 in my motorhome has spark, fuel to the carborator, cranks over as if it is going to start but only continues to crank and does not start. I have tried for a week to start this motor, any ideas? Thank you?
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1992 vortec v6 motor getting spark and strong fuel pressure to motor but wont start, crank sensor is good ,motor tries to start when fuel poured into throttle body
The probem is probably in the injector assembly whichis under the intake plenum.after removing it you will se the plastic tubes and ijector popit valves unlike actual individual injectors.this whole contraption must be replaced as an assembly.you can ... 1992 Chevrolet S-10 Blazer
1994 TOYOTA MOTOR SIZE 3.0 THE FUEL PUMP ONLY WORKS WHEN U CRANK THE MOTOR OVER WHEN U GET STARTED IT RUNS S LG AS U DRIVE IT BUT WHEN U TURN IT OFF AND TRY 2 START IT BACK IT IIDDLE A FEW SECONDS AND DIES CAN SOME ONE HELP ME PLEASE
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2006 IMPALA REMOTE START WAS STARTING THE CAR BUT, AFTER A FEW DEMONSTRATIONS OF THE REMOTE IT STOPPED, THE KEY WONT CRANK IT, SOUNDS LIKE A BAD BATTERY WHEN YOU TRY TO CRANK IT, BUT LIGHTS, HORN AND LOCKS WORKS PERFECTLY, WHAT IS THE PROBLEM?
I would suspect bad components in your starter; the armature and brushes. These parts are replaceable and some starters are easier to rebuild than others. I wouldn't think the remote starting circuit could cause this - just bad timing!! It may be cos ... 2008 Chevrolet Impala
1999 Tahoe 5.7L..had a blown motor, broke it down, cleaned it up, new gaskets throughout..put back together..power works, new plugs, wires, cap/rotor.. it's getting fuel and spark but not starting...Checked the timing many times, is on TDC (Top Dead Center) and still nothing.. sprayed starter fluid in and it wants to start but it doesn't. Cranks over so I know the motor isn't shot. All fuses good.. has an aftermarket alarm (Viper) but it's completely disconnected. Basically, it sputters, tries t
Double check your timing, you could be off 180 degrees. Remove the valvecover on the driver's side and watch the valves as the engine comes up on TDC. The intake should open first and as you pass TDC the exhaust should start to open. At that point yo ... 1999 Chevrolet Tahoe
Rough running Son and I put a rebuilt motor in a 90 cherokee we had bought not running. New Motor, replaced all sensors, MAP,Crank,Anti Knock, New Dist, Stepper etc. All replaced. It starts up and dies 3-4Xs then it will run. When you hit throttle it dies out. Oddly it runs better with MAP sensor not hooked up. I have tried two differnet MAP sensors thinking I was on to something. The EGR is also new ans working. Return fuel pressure is good. I tried new computer under glove box, that didn't wor
Try checking Throttle position sensor with an ohm meter. Remove connection, put probes on pins (hit & miss on which ones, but you'll find 2 that give you a reading that increases as throttle is opened) and read meter as you open throttle all the ... 1990 Jeep Cherokee Limited
After replacing the head gasket in a 1978 2 1/4 litre 4 cylinder landrover the engine wont start the battery has plenty of power to crank the motor I even blew hot air into the air intake to try to assist ignition but this still did not work when I removed the glow plugs they were wet with fuel but due the ignition swith being worn out I cant seem to get the glow plugs to heat up, I also had to remove the injectors to remove the head can you give me any tips on what I can do to start the motor
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