When you turn the key – do you get NOTHING? (Could be a bad relay)
When you turn the key – do you hear a “click” – and then NOTHING? (Could be a bad battery or battery connection or alternator)
When you turn the key – does the starter motor turn at all? (If not, then it could be a bad starter motor or bad wiring to it or a bad ground).
When you turn the key – does the stater motor seem to be struggling? (Could be a low battery or a nearly-dead starter motor)
When you turn the key – does it sound like the starter is spinning more rapidly than usual? (Could be the “throw-out bearing” that some cars have in the starter motor)
When you turn the key – do you hear the engine fire at all? (If not, it could be spark plugs or the computer or the distributor)
When you turn the key – does the engine fire but just never seem to actually get going? (Could be fuel or air – so air filter, fuel pump, fuel lines, bad gasoline…)
You say “when it’s hot” – do you mean “when it’s been running for a while” or do you mean “on a hot day”?When you turn the key – do you get NOTHING? (Could be a bad relay)
When you turn the key – do you hear a “click” – and then NOTHING? (Could be a bad battery or battery connection or alternator)
When you turn the key – does the starter motor turn at all? (If not, then it could be a bad starter motor or bad wiring to it or a bad ground).
When you turn the key – does the stater motor seem to be struggling? (Could be a low battery or a nearly-dead starter motor)
When you turn the key – does it sound like the starter is spinning more rapidly than usual? (Could be the “throw-out bearing” that some cars have in the starter motor)
When you turn the key – do you hear the engine fire at all? (If not, it could be spark plugs or the computer or the distributor)
When you turn the key – does the engine fire but just never seem to actually get going? (Could be fuel or air – so air filter, fuel pump, fuel lines, bad gasoline…)
You say “when it’s hot” – do you mean “when it’s been running for a while” or do you mean “on a hot day”?
Is it a stick shift or an automatic? (Could be the neutral safety switch or the brake/clutch pedal switch)
There are probably 50 possible reasons why a car not starting…To be honest, if you are just saying “It’s not starting” doesn’t give anyone here enough information to come up with a good answer.
Is it a stick shift or an automatic? (Could be the neutral safety switch or the brake/clutch pedal switch)
There are probably 50 possible reasons why a car might not start…To be honest, if you are just saying “It’s not starting” doesn’t give anyone here enough information to come up with a good answer.