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Chevrolet Cruze no crank, no start, U0100 and U0101

Cruze no crank, no start, U0100 and U0101 — Diagnose and fix Several GM vehicles are having issues with the digital CAN bus data lines. GM has issued a service bulletin #17-NA-211 with tips on how to find the problem in the vehicles listed below. The problem appears on a Chevrolet Cruze no crank, no start, U0100 and U0101, but can also appear as a check engine light with just U0100 and U0101 trouble codes on other vehicles. U0100 Lost Communication With Engine Control Module U0101 Lost Communication With Transmission … Read More

No start, no crank, start then stall on GM trucks

No start, no crank GM trucks GM has issued a service bulletin #PIT5391E to address a no start, no crank on the GM trucks listed below. The problem can be a no crank, start followed by immediate stall, check engine light, Service 4WD message, relay clicking noise, rearview camera inoperative and may be accompanied by any of these trouble codes: C0364 and/or U0403, B1370, B1325, P0650, P263A, P263B, P0513, P129D, P2535, and/or P0262B Fix no start, no crank GM has determined that the cause of these issues is often the … Read More

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

Hyundai Rough idle, no start

Fix Hyundai rough idle, no start There’s a service bulletin #10-FL-009 to address a Hyundai rough idle, no start condition on the vehicle listed below with the 2.0L and 2.4L engines. Hyundai has determined that a dirty electronic throttle body can cause a Santa Fe rough idle or no start condition. The carbon accumulation in behind the throttle plate and the entire throttle body must be removed before cleaning the carbon buildup. Do NOT, under any circumstances try to clean this buildup by spraying throttle body cleaner directly into the … 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

Saturn Relay won’t start or is hard to start

No start hard start condition Saturn Relay If you own a 2005-07 Saturn Relay minivan and experience hard starting or can’t start it at all, this may be the fix for you. In addition, you may experience an inoperative fuel gauge, along with a check engine, ABS, TCS, Service Traction System, or All Wheel Drive Disabled warning light(s). It may appear your vehicle is possessed. But there is a common link with all these problems. You’ll find it at connector C305 located on the floor under the driver’s seat. Open … 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 won’t start

Cranks but no start Chrysler vehicle To diagnose a crank, no start condition, always begin by checking the fuse to the ASD relay. Next, check for power to the ignition coil and fuel injectors with the key in the ON position. It’s common in some Chrysler vehicles for the common power in the fuel injector wiring harness to short to ground. That would pop the fuse to the ASD relay. Click on this wiring diagram for a PDF of a typical Chrysler system.   © 2012 Rick Muscoplat

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

Check engine light on ABS light on GM vehicles

Fix Check engine light on ABS light on GM vehicles, no start, stalls GM has issued a technical service bulletin (TSB) #06-06-04-049B for check engine light, ABS light on, no start, stalls, and various other electrical problems on the vehicles listed below. 1997-03 Buick Century, Regal 2000-03 Chevrolet Impala, Monte Carlo 1999-01 Pontiac Grand Prix The list the following problems: Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light illuminated Intermittent MIL/Service Engine Soon indicator illuminated Engine will not start Engine stalls after start up Various electrical system failures Various driveability concerns The cause … Read More

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