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Engine starts but doesn't turn over


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#1 thunderbird

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Posted 08 July 2005 - 12:51 PM

I have a 1993 Loyale. lately the car sometimes starts but will not turn over but if I leave it for about 24 hours after that then the engine turns over. Once I get it going their seems to be no problem. Anybody know what the problem is?

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Posted 08 July 2005 - 12:54 PM

it sounds like it could be a battery. then it recharges and starts. you could check your battery.

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Posted 08 July 2005 - 12:58 PM

Battery is fine. Everything comes on (lights, radio, etc).

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Posted 08 July 2005 - 01:00 PM

Check the battery terminals for corrosion and cables. I had a bad cable once and it caused my Loyale to only start on occasion. It would just click when I turned the key. Replaced the cable and I was back in business.

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Posted 08 July 2005 - 01:01 PM

ya but it could be weak when you go to start, do your lights dim?

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Posted 08 July 2005 - 01:03 PM

Check the battery terminals for corrosion and cables.


yes check the cables. i had a old truck once that would also only start when it wanted to. i to, had to replace the cable and it was good as new.

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Posted 08 July 2005 - 01:05 PM

I will double check the battery and cables.

It would just click when I turned the key



The engine starts and sounds like it wants to starts but does't seem to catch

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Posted 08 July 2005 - 01:09 PM

do you have to get it some where? if you do and it is a manual, just get it rolling and pop the clutch. it should take.

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Posted 08 July 2005 - 01:09 PM

Oh so it does turn over? Could be lots of things then. Start with your basics like basic tune up stuff. Could be a fuel issue. Do you have a check engine light? You might wanna check the codes.

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Posted 08 July 2005 - 02:35 PM

Timing, Compression, Fuel Delivery?




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