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No crank, no start

Diagnose and fix a no crank, no start condition What causes an intermittent no crank, no start? GM has issued a service bulletin on the vehicle listed below to address a no crank, no start condition on many of their late model vehicles with push to start features. In addition to the no crank, no start you may also encounter an intermittent security light on condition, a “no remote fob detected” condition or a “poor or no remote keyless entry range” condition. Symptoms covered by this service bulletin GM states … Read More

No crank no start

No crank no start on a GM vehicle GM has issued a service bulletin #09-06-03-004C to address a starting condition where you encounter an intermittent no crank, no start, a no crank, no start, no click, a cranks but won’t start, or a cranks but won’t fire. The symptoms can also appear as: No Module Communication, Check engine light/service engine soon light, other warning lights, Vehicle Messages or trouble codes stored in the computer. The bulletin applies to the vehicles listed below. GM has determined the condition may be caused … Read More

Ford no crank

Ford Taurus won’t start If you run into a situation with a Taurus no crank condition or any kind of Ford no crank, follow the tips in this post. I’ve included a typical starter wiring diagram to show how complicated this starter system really is. And it’s another example of why it drives me crazy when people post questions like, “car won’t start” on automotive forums. Let’s take a look at this system. At first glance, diagnosing a Taurus no crank condition isn’t much different that diagnosing any other vehicle. You … Read More

No crank no start Taurus

No crank no start Taurus If run into a situation where you turn the key and the starter doesn’t crank the engine, get out your test light and start checking for voltage at these locations. Click on the jpg to download the wiring diagram of the starter circuit. Here’s the power flow From Battery + to #107 40A fuse in the battery junction box. Power flows through fuse #107 to ignition switch and terminal 87 in the starter relay socket. When IGN switch is turned to START, power flows to … Read More

Chrysler anti theft system

Fix Chrysler anti theft system Chrysler anti-theft systems have gone through a few iterations. Starting in 1989, Chrysler started installing them on the C, G, and J body styles. The engine controllers in that era were referred to as SMEC (single module engine controller). The SMEC communicated with the body control module (BCM). In anti-theft equipped vehicles, the system would sense when you removed the ignition key. If you then used the remote keyless entry (RKE) to lock the doors, the SECURITY light would flash for 7-secs and then go … Read More

No crank No start Dodge Durango

No crank No start Dodge Durango If you turn the key on a Dodge Durango and get a No crank No start situation where it won’t start or crank, most people head right for the battery. But there can be other issues. Here’s how power flows in this vehicle. The system uses an engine starter motor relay located in the power distribution center (PDC). Power flows to the relay contacts from fuse 16. Power flows to the relay control coil from fuse “E” to the ignition switch and then to … Read More

Dodge Neon no crank no start

Dodge Neon no crank no start Dodge Neon no crank no start, starter won’t crank, no power at starter Many Dodge Neon owners complain of a no crank or cranks but won’t start condition. Shops have found several possibilities for these problems. I’ll list them, but first you should understand how the system works. Power flows from the Power Distribution Center on Fuse 9 through connector 103 to the Ignition switch. From there the power flows to the control side of the engine starter motor relay. When you turn the … Read More

No crank no start – Chrysler product

No crank no start – Chrysler product Alright, so you’re turning the key and getting No crank no start. Well, in the old days, the power ran from the ignition switch down to the starter solenoid and then to the starter motor. There’s no way car makers are gonna make it that simple for you. Every car maker has a different setup and it’s not even the same from model to model within the same maker. But I’ll walk you through a typical Chrysler starting setup. Click on the PDF … Read More

Long cranking before start – GM

Long cranking before start – GM GM has issued a technical service bulletin (TSB) PIC3649E to address Intermittent Long cranking before start, no start, no crank, P0335. The TSB applies to the following vehicles: 2004-2007 Chevrolet Malibu/Maxx 2005-2007 Pontiac G6 2007 Saturn Aura If you own one of these vehicles and experience the problems mentions, and the problems are not due to a low battery condition, these fixes may solve the problem. First, check that the ground stud nuts on the radiator support are tight. The terminal should not rotate. … Read More

No crank no start no click – GM

No crank no start no click – GM GM has issued a technical service bulletin (TSB) #PIP4208 to deal with a no crank, no start, no click situation on the following vehicles: 2006-2008 Chevrolet Cobalt 2006-2008 Chevrolet HHR 2006-2008 Chevrolet Malibu 2007-2008 Pontiac G5 2007-2008 Pontiac G6 2006 Pontiac Pursuit (Canada Only) 2006-2008 Pontiac Solstice 2006-2007 Saturn ION 2006-2008 Saturn Sky The starting procedure on these vehicles is fairly complicated and the root problem lies in the ignition switch. The ignition switch does NOT directly control the starter motor like … Read More

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