Without a doubt, every owner dreads the moment when their car wonít start. What should you do? Who should you call? Can you fix it yourself? Hereís a list with ten common reasons why cars donít start up and what you can do about it.
'The first step is to define the no start' said Joe Spadafora, certified instructor at Universal Technical Instituteís Exton, Pennsylvania campus. Spadafora spent the majority of his career in working in the service department of several dealerships and receiving factory training from GM. Heís certified as a Master Technician and certified by Chrysler as a Dodge Viper technician . He also holds certifications from Subaru, Suzuki, Toyota, Lexus and Scion as well, so if thereís something wrong with your car, chances are heís seen it before.
To diagnose the reason your car isnít starting, you need to pay attention to happening when you turn the key. 'Does the engine crank but not actually start or, when you turn the key, does literally nothing happen?' he said. 'In a customerís eyes, the following two options are the same because both create a scenario that results in the vehicleís failure to run.'
While the two situations might seem similar, they have very different meanings that are important to a mechanic and can signal different problems calling for a variety of
I am announcing that we "MAY" be looking for a new location for the Annual Evo X Forums BBQ!
I have attached a poll to this thread to see who may or may not be interested in coming!
Typically we hold the Evo X forums BBQ in Southern New Jersey. This year we are debating on moving it to Savannah, GA!
If you are in the south this is your chance to attend this annual event, it is awesome, it allows face to face interaction with other members of the community and also allows you to win some trophies, and maybe some prizes from our wonderful vendors here on the forum!
All I need to know is if you would be willing to come to the BBQ if we hold it this year in Savannah, GA?
*Keep in mind moving the BBQ is not official, we are in the planning stages right now and this will be the first thing to figure out! The BBQ is typically in August or September with the latest being in October!
Itís time to head to the big apple to get the juiciest new car news from the 2015 New York Auto Show.
Confirmed debuts include Cadillacís new CT6 flagship sedan and a production version of the Scion iM compact hatchback as well as the Scion iA small sedan. Expect an updated Lexus RX, Lincoln Continental Concept, 2016 Kia Optima and a production version of the 2016 Jaguar XF, as well as the exciting new McLaren 570S.
Be sure to check in with AutoGuide for all the latest 2015 New York Auto Show news, and the best auto show video coverage on the net.