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ENGINE WON’T START, NO SPARK

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If your engine cranks normally but will not start because it has no spark, or it stalls and won’t restart because it has no spark, the problem may be due to any of the following: * A bad crankshaft position (CKP) sensor (on engines that do not have a distributor), or broken, loo
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HOW TO DIAGNOSE FUEL PUMP PROBLEMS

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DIAGNOSING FUEL PUMP PROBLEMS If the fuel pump is not delivering adequate fuel pressure and volume to the engine, the engine may not start or run properly. Low fuel pressure can cause hard starting, a rough idle, misfiring, hesitation and stalling. No fuel pressure will prevent the en
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CAR WON’T START (POSSIBLE CAUSES & QUICK CHECKS)

YOU TRY TO START YOUR CAR BUT IT WON’T START What should you do when your car won’t start? Diagnosing a no-start condition requires a logical approach to figuring out what might be preventing your car from starting. Below is a list of possible causes that can prevent your
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MOST COMMON TROUBLE CODES AND CAUSES

MOST COMMON TROUBLE CODES P0420 – Catalyst System Low Efficiency P0171 – Fuel Trim System Lean Bank 1 P0401 – Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) Flow Insufficient P0174 – Fuel Trim System Lean Bank 2 P0442 – Evaporative Emission (EVAP) System Small Leak Dete
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WHY YOUR ENGINE WON’T CRANK OR START

What To Do When Your Car Won’t Start Every engine requires four basic ingredients to start: sufficient cranking speed, good compression, adequate ignition voltage (with correct timing) and fuel (a relatively rich air/fuel mixture initially). So if your car fails to start, you ca
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DIAGNOSING AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS

Automatic transmissions are a mystery to most motorists. All they know is that they put their gear selector in “D” for Drive and their vehicle goes forward, they put it in “R” for Reverse and it goes backward, and they put it in “P” for Park when th
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WHY IS YOUR ENGINE STALLING?

Reasons for Engine Stalling If your car stops intermittently without you having the intention of stopping this can be refer to as engine stalling and this kind of problem can be really annoying. Engine stalling problems are often temperature related and likely to occur during cold wea
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ENGINE PROBLEMS AND YOUR OPTIONS

What are the typical symptoms of engine problems? Some of the symptoms of engine problems are; Excessive smoke from tailpipe; excessive oil consumption; knocking or tapping sounds; low oil pressure; low compression; water mixing in oil; oil getting into the air cleaner and/or radiator
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