Intermittent problems are the most difficult to diagnose. You have to catch the car doing it. Unfortunately, by the time you get all of the tools gathered, the thing will start again. It's a real pain. Start with fuel. Get it to the point where it won't run, then use some starting fluid to see if you can get it to run for a second. If it will, but it dies when you stop spraying starter fluid, you probably have a fuel problem. Check the fuel filter. It could be plugged. If the filter is ok, it might be the fuel pump or the fuel pump relay. No, it's probably not the relay if it starts again when it's cold. So if you have fuel but it doesn't start anyway, start checking the ignition system. See if you have a spark. Pull one spark plug wire, plug in a spare sparkplug, crank the engine and have a helper watch the sparkplug to see if he/she can see a spark. If not, start checking electronic components, like the spark coil, pickup coil, igniton module and even the ignition switch. Many electrical components don't like heat after they get old. If one of the components have failed that might be the way that it has decided to let you know how important it is. (Sorry, that was an attempt at humor and I'm sure you aren't laughing if you can't get your car started.) ANYWAY... find out what IS working and what ISN'T working so that you can narrow it down to what's wrong. Good luck. If you have any questions just clarify what you've done and what you think might be going on. You can e-mail me at email@example.com Good luck.
its the gas pump
tfi module on distributer fail.
If you are parked with the motor running, engage the parking/emergency brake. Turn the ignition off and restart the engine. The daytime running lights should not be on.
What type of vehicle? What type of engine? More information is needed.
you will have to open a injector on the engine to let the fuel bleed make sure all air is out the system
A bad EGR valve should not cause the engine to not start. There is most likely another problem that is causing the engine to not start.
All that is required to restart a 2006 Cummins is to add fuel and crank the engine. The fuel system is self bleeding.
Add gas, crank engine. If it doesn't start in about 30 seconds, it was not out of gas and you have a different problem.
Yes , although you will have to top up the engine oil level ( or prefill the new engine oil filter ) * assuming you haven't put the required amount of oil in the engine already *
What would cause the engine not to restart when hot Chevy Trailblazer 2007?
The engine coolent may be low enough that sensor is not surounded with coolent when engine is not running.
When you changed the Radiator did you flush the engine to remove the transmission fluid that the already mixed with your water in the engine block. If not that would explain the presence of the fluid in the coolant holding tank.
When 1990 Honda is running cooling fan does not come on but comes on when engine is off and I thermostat and temperature switch changed?"
Why are you disconnecting the battery with the engine running? Never mind, you've probably already figured this out by now, but there's a good chance your alternator is fried and your spark plugs are running on battery power. Get your alternator checked out. New ones aren't that expensive (approx. $50) and can be changed by anyone handy with tools.
what is the running mate in engine
Possibly the fan is not turning on until the engine is getting to hot, if you havn't already I suggest you take it in to get checked out
Are you just trying to start the engine, or is it already running? If it is running it sounds like the power steering pump is bad.
Gear oil should be changed every 4,000 to 5,000 miles. Motor oil should be changed every 3,000 miles to keep the engine running clean.
There is coolant in the engine block when the engine is not running. The engine block, heater, hoses and radiator remain full when engine is not running.
I change mine every 5,000 kms. or 3,000 miles. Keeps the engine running great. The oil heats up quite a bit in the summer, so changing it will keep the engine running clean for a long time. Have you changed the stator yet? If not check it out with me on my message board.
Check to see if the alternator is working Connect a voltmeter to battery: Without engine running reading should be about 12.8 With engine running reading should be 13.8-14.2 If not bad alternator
I simply hit the starter.
The engine stalls and will not restart.
try changing the spark plug wires also
change the thorttle responce