answersLogoWhite

0


Best Answer

Most often this indicates a battery with a weak cell. It has enough power when it's warmer, but, since available voltage drops as the temperature drops, when it's cold it will only crank a few times. I would suggest having the battery load-tested.

User Avatar

Wiki User

โˆ™ 2006-05-17 19:16:20
This answer is:
๐Ÿ™
0
๐Ÿคจ
0
๐Ÿ˜ฎ
0
User Avatar

Add your answer:

Earn +20 pts
Q: Why when you start your truck the starter turns the engine over once or twice then cuts out but this happens only in cold weather?
Write your answer...
Submit
Related questions

99 Honda missing teeth on flywheel what happens?

When and if the engine stops at the point where the starter gear is aligned with the missing teeth the starter will just spin and not start the engine. Over time even if the starter turns the engine over it will eventually ruin the starter. You need to replace the flywheel and the starter immediately.


Why the starter is used?

To start the engine


What happens when you have bad glow plugs?

The engine won't start or will be hard to start in cold weather unless you have the motor heater plugged in.


Your car won't start what could it be?

Need more info like, does the starter engage? Does the starter turn the engine over? Does the starter turn the engine over but the engine does not run?


How do you know if your starter or battery is bad?

If you can jump start the engine your starter is good.


How does a stater work on a engine?

The starter, upon activation, has a gear that is forced onto the engine's flywheel's gear to turn the motor over. Upon engine start or release of the start voltage the starter gear disengages.


After replacing the starter what would cause 1992 roadmaster to not start with new starter getting power and can feel starter trying to start with pulse?

Does the engine crank over?


What is the necessity of a starter?

To turn the engine over so that it will start. The starter engages cogs on the flywheel.


Can you start a 3.71 Detroit diesel by hand or does it require a special tool?

I have run boats with 3-71s. You need a starter to start that engine. The starter could be an electric starter or an air starter, or even a hydraulic starter.


Why does your car start after a few tries with a new starter engine?

perhaps because the new starter is doing its job.... You think maybe it's supposed to start with the new starter in it?


Where is the starter relay on a 1992 pathfinder?

The starter relay on a 1992 Pathfinder is mounted between the transmission and engine block. The starter uses a gear drive to crank the engine and help it start.


What mechanism is used in bikes to start the engine?

An electric starter.


Engine will not start on citroen despatch?

check starter motor


Why F250 pick up wont start it has spark and fuel but engine turns over slowly?

You have a bad starter. Jump start the engine, and head to NAPA for a new starter. I have the same problem. Does it start right up sometimes, then other times it doesn't start? If that's the case, it's still the starter.


When doing a compression test on a gas engine do you start the engine?

No, The compression test is done as the starter cranks the engine


What happens when a starter goes bad?

motor won't start.


What happens when the starter is bad on a Toyota solara?

Your car will not start.


Why did My 2006 Honda Accord engine light come after repeatedly trying to start it it with my self starter in very cold weather?

Have the vehicle scanned for codes. The codes will help determine the why.


If you have lights and your motorcycle will start at the solenoid with screwdriver would the solenoid be bad?

That's the most likely reason, yes a bad solenoid. I like to go in order to diagnose a problem so to get to that decision I'd start by : Kick the engine over or hit the starter button and turn the engine over. If it does not turn over, either the starter or starter gears are bad, transmission is stuck, or the engine is stuck. If the starter solenoid clicks, but the starter does not turn, check the charge of the battery. If the battery is fully charged, use some heavy jumper cables and connect the positive jumper cable directly to the starter cable. That's the big, thick, cable going from the starter solenoid to the starter. When you make the connection, there will be a big spark and the starter should turn. If it does, the solenoid is bad. If nothing happens, the starter cable is broken or the starter is bad. Try connecting directly to the starter motor, if possible. If the starter turns, but the engine does not, the starter gears or starter clutch is bad. If the starter does not turn, either the starter is bad or the engine is stuck.


What could cause an engine to completely lock up can try and start and nothing happens?

Low or no oil and you seized the internal bearings Overheated and burned out the starter


What is faulty on my citroen berlingo turns engine but wont start?

i do not no i have the same problem. mine is 2002 year only in cold weather this happens.


What happens if the Dodge caravan starter motor is defective?

Vehicle won't start Vehicle won't start when hot (starter drags) Starter spins not engaging flywheel (ring gear)


Will not start some times after turning off engine?

a bad starter


What is the component which spins the engine over so that it will start?

That would be the starter.


Where is the flywheel located on a camaro z28?

On the back of the engine, mounted between the engine and transmission, inside the bell housing. You cannot see the flywheel. The starter is connected to the flywheel when you start the engine.On the back of the engine, mounted between the engine and transmission, inside the bell housing. You cannot see the flywheel. The starter is connected to the flywheel when you start the engine.

Study guides

๐Ÿ““
Create a Study Guide