Please Visit our Site Sponsors
Powerstroke.org is the premier Diesel Truck Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
» Log in
User Name:

Password:

Not a member yet?
Register Now!
» Auto Insurance
» Featured Product
http://www.carid.com/ http://www.carid.com/auto-body-parts.html http://www.carid.com/ford-parts/ http://www.carid.com/grill-guards.html http://www.carid.com/curt/
Ľ Wheel & Tire Center

Why Wonít My Car Start?
May 05, 2015 - 10:08 AM - by AutoGuide.com

Quote:
Without a doubt, every owner dreads the moment when their car wonít start. What should you do? Who should you call? Can you fix it yourself? Hereís a list with ten common reasons why cars donít start up and what you can do about it.

'The first step is to define the no start' said Joe Spadafora, certified instructor at Universal Technical Instituteís Exton, Pennsylvania campus. Spadafora spent the majority of his career in working in the service department of several dealerships and receiving factory training from GM. Heís certified as a Master Technician and certified by Chrysler as a Dodge Viper technician . He also holds certifications from Subaru, Suzuki, Toyota, Lexus and Scion as well, so if thereís something wrong with your car, chances are heís seen it before.

To diagnose the reason your car isnít starting, you need to pay attention to happening when you turn the key. 'Does the engine crank but not actually start or, when you turn the key, does literally nothing happen?' he said. 'In a customerís eyes, the following two options are the same because both create a scenario that results in the vehicleís failure to run.'

While the two situations might seem similar, they have very different meanings that are important to a mechanic and can signal different problems calling for a variety of solutions.

'Itís important to note that a vehicle is an extremely complicated machine and can exhibit similar symptoms for a variety of reasons,' he said. 'That is why itís important to first
... [Read More]
Reply to This Post 1 Reply | 461 Views
April 2015 ROTM winner
May 01, 2015 - 5:32 PM - by Rattlesnake18
Congrats to StarDriver for winning the April 2015 ROTM contest!

Reply to This Post 3 Replies | 415 Views
March 2015 ROTM winner
Apr 26, 2015 - 12:37 PM - by Rattlesnake18
Congrats to Tuscany for winning the March 2015 ROTM contest!

Reply to This Post 15 Replies | 491 Views
» Current Poll
Choose your ROTM
Diesel23 - 37.50%
21 Votes
Elkhounds - 17.86%
10 Votes
Terryknight - 28.57%
16 Votes
Mongo73 - 16.07%
9 Votes
Total Votes: 56
You may not vote on this poll.
» Recent Threads
  RatingTitle, Username, & Date Last Post Replies Views
What did you do to your...
alphamale3
08-17-2010 06:24 AM
Today 08:23 PM
by darkpassenger
33,291 1,503,610
engine issues since...
Scooter11
Today 09:03 AM
Today 08:23 PM
by White95f250
5 76
Ball valves for BPD...
Canadian Mind
Today 05:44 PM
Today 08:22 PM
by Canadian Mind
5 50
I tried to buy one...
Bute56
05-21-2015 11:16 AM
Today 08:16 PM
by domi17nation
32 1,622
Dumbest pics..whatcha...
TANK'S 250
05-15-2008 04:20 PM
Today 08:09 PM
by MountainWays
17,216 1,298,170
PHP Hydra vs. TS 6...
Brydawg512
Yesterday 07:33 PM
Today 08:06 PM
by hansel
3 74
Fox 2.0, Weathertech,...
IronCobra
Yesterday 08:27 PM
Today 08:05 PM
by jimmyv13
19 316
NEW Lockpick Air
blwnsmoke
Today 07:59 PM
Today 07:59 PM
by blwnsmoke
0 1
Did egr delete now...
Riles0340
Yesterday 09:40 PM
Today 07:57 PM
by Riles0340
4 62
EGR Cooler
RuHunting
Today 05:02 PM
Today 07:53 PM
by CrazyS0b
7 52
No power high egts and...
tylerw13
Today 04:52 PM
Today 07:52 PM
by tylerw13
5 41
What did you do to your...
late_99_PSD
06-13-2011 07:11 PM
Today 07:52 PM
by forthehalibut
13,922 747,094
CCR Chat Thread
westcoaststrokin
02-24-2010 08:07 AM
Today 07:45 PM
by nighthawk285
88,841 2,259,938
Finally!!! Found a 12V...
White95f250
05-05-2015 10:34 PM
Today 07:45 PM
by White95f250
6 197
no limit 5in intake
01redcrew
Yesterday 05:52 PM
Today 07:41 PM
by RigTrash601
3 119
Cleaning the IPR Coolant...
4ceesuns
11-16-2014 05:32 AM
Today 07:34 PM
by 323flint
16 553
need some help with...
roderick2411
Today 10:40 AM
Today 07:32 PM
by RigTrash601
8 126
What are you drinking...
7.34ever
11-30-2013 06:10 PM
Today 07:20 PM
by nighthawk285
2,152 42,247
bump stop for x code...
MAArcher
Today 10:26 AM
Today 07:13 PM
by fordsvtparts
2 48
Rigid Fog light kit...
bigsilver08
02-19-2015 03:09 PM
Today 07:12 PM
by jerrmy
1 506
» Forum Search
» Stats
Members: 180,887
Threads: 358,955
Posts: 4,405,774
Top Poster: Dave (31,669)
Welcome to our newest member, beltdrive
» Latest Auto News
2016 Ford Shelby GT350, GT350R Pricing Leaked
Thousands of Unsold Chevy Volts Sitting At Dealer Lots
Cadillac ATS-V+ rumored to get 7.0-liter V8
» New Car Reviews
2014 LA Auto Show Preview
November 18-20
2015 Mercedes-Benz S550 4Matic Review
The Benchmark in Sensible Opulence
2015 Toyota Yaris Review
Refreshed but Hard to Recommend
2014 SEMA Show Coverage
Nov 4 - 7
2015 Dodge Charger SXT AWD Review
The Forgotten Mainstream Charger
» Online Users: 1,801
176 members and 1,625 guests
03Cody, 05WhiteKR, 06sduty, 08-64PSD, 08forddr, 08powerstroke6.4, 111, 4u2nvme, 5ohcoyote, 6.0L Stroker, 6.0Stroker, 6.4stroker08, 7.3nighttrain, 97powerstrokef350, AirborneJordan, Alexcngford, amb82, AU7POINT3, austinlibke, Babyboy70363, badbrad52751, bamfdavid, blwnsmoke, Boatboy6, boatpilot, bross97, Brosten, brscott38, bubmiller, Buckeye0913, Canadian Mind, Carli'd6.7, CascadeF250, cdrracing, cencal, Chow Wayne, cjhofer, Code3F250, codycat91, cowens677, dantry, darkpassenger, dbryant61, deere2640, DieselClueless, dieselcrawler, DIGMAR, DillonC, DirtyDSK, Divii, domi17nation, don_chate, dt23400, dzull, Early99SuperDuty, F250nTC, F350R, Fantom, Fastazfeck04, firestick, FIXEMUP, Ford Cowboy, Ford_Fan1, forthehalibut, Foxguy48, george9712, GMK3, good2eat, HankY, hansel, Hkxyz, Howitzer, ilovemy7.3, integrityinc, Irishpilot, j.mo, Jaderickson28, Jake Swint, jake1, Jake_Smith, jamierayo, Java, jbhford, jcain, jetjock15, jimmyv13, Joel, Jomax, jse51599, junior125, Just1MoreTime, jwanck11, K9hondo, kafleming19, Karls03, KCdiesel, keaton6.0, Kolohe, l8nitesurfer, Lcast112, Leprechan, LFDPVinny, Lococoin, LSCR351, LTSmith, Lubbockguy1979, marcusf250, mattdoxa, MattHatchett, Matty8734, mbreaux05, MBTwenty, Mcamnl, mhelm, mkfan17, MountainWays, mo_ten304, mts678, nacman, nelsonar, nighthawk285, Nuey302, Oreellyfool, Palmer58, powerstroke popo, powerstrokecrzy, quikcobra, rabpearson, Rangervall, Red5430, RickyVaughn33, RigTrash601, Riles0340, RMP750, rocknmj, sabubila, sagebel, Schwab, sd2ca, sealeveloc, ShadowKev, shiz big red, Shockley6.0, sleepy steve, Snowboarder7710, SOCALTRIBAL, SOLDIER1119, StoneRhino, Stroked X, stroker0920, strokersixo, strokethis04, subvert, Syonyk, SySx, Texas73CC, thedon7.3, thedude1980, Throttle Fever, tinglef, Tjmaxx, toren302, toughlikeford, truckyard1, TSO, tstodd22, tunafish25, TwinTurbo6.4, UserError, vandy, White95f250, winfree123, wintergreen, y2kf350, Yannerhammer, zracer92
Most users ever online was 4,050, 05-31-2014 at 03:44 PM.
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.2

All times are GMT -8. The time now is 08:26 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.1
Garage Plus, Vendor Tools vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.

vB.Sponsors