Car won't crank

Asked by Oct 26, 2016 at 03:12 PM about the 2000 Ford Mustang

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Replaced upper and lower intake gasket and
car will not crank

8 Answers

82,975

Was it cranking before the replacement gaskets were changed?

2 out of 2 people think this is helpful.

It ran hot I replaced the radiator then gaskets

It was leaking from the lower intake gasket

It ran hot so I replaced the radiator then started leaking from lower intake then I replaced that and now it acts like it don't want to start

82,975

Strange because the repair you did wouldn't prevent the car from starting? did you check to see if you maybe pulled a wire out while trying to change the gaskets. Did the battery go dead by leaving a door open or lights on, do you have 12 volts at the battery ?

2 out of 2 people think this is helpful.

It was leaking from the lower intake gasket No didn't pull a wire out . I even tried boosting and won't crank.it acts like its not getting fire

82,975

Then I would look past the battery, after the battery is the starter relay and then the starter. Or the netural safety switch.

2 out of 2 people think this is helpful.

When I have cables on it. It turns over and it acts like it wants to crank but it won't catch

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • Car cranks but wont start 5 answers

    I have a 2004 mustang. A few days ago, I noticed alot of corrosion on my battery terminals. I tried to crank it up, it wouldn't crank at all. I changed the terminals, now it's cranking but won't st...

    2004 Ford Mustang Base Convertible

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • My car was stolen and when I found and got it back i haven't gotten it to crank bu once and that was to push it off .it appears to me that the security system they tried to bypass , 5 answers

    My car was stolen when I found it It appears to me they tried to bypass security system I had a lock smith come out and make another key for car and it still will not crank I haven gotten it to cra...

    1996 Ford Mustang GT Coupe

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 2004 mustang won't start 3 answers

    New battery, new fuel pump, lights and radio work but car won't start. Any ideas?

    2004 Ford Mustang Base

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Car won't start at 1 answer

    Hey guys, this is my first time posting on a forum, so I hope this goes well. I drive a 2000 Mustang GT. Recently, my car won't start, Only sometimes it'll start up. I know it's not the ignition sw...

    2000 Ford Mustang GT Convertible

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Car won't crank 2 answers

    My car won't do anything except click when I try to crank it. Sometimes it will crank and sometimes it will just click. I can crank it by cranking it under the hood, I have literally tried so much...

    1997 Ford Taurus GL

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

Mustang

Looking for a Used Mustang in your area?

CarGurus has 38,186 nationwide Mustang listings starting at $1,750.

ZIP:

Search Ford Mustang Questions

Ford Mustang Experts

#1 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 3,880
#2 FordNut
FordNut
Reputation 1,230
#3 tennisshoes
tennisshoes
Reputation 920
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Camaro
644 Great Deals out of 39,204 listings starting at $2,995
Used Chevrolet Corvette
351 Great Deals out of 20,187 listings starting at $3,688
Used Ford Mustang SVT Cobra
4 Great Deals out of 278 listings starting at $6,400
Used Ford F-150
3,332 Great Deals out of 203,178 listings starting at $1,273
Used BMW 3 Series
1,768 Great Deals out of 40,799 listings starting at $1,250
Used Jeep Wrangler
483 Great Deals out of 17,009 listings starting at $2,990
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500
2,615 Great Deals out of 148,186 listings starting at $1,800
Used BMW M3
78 Great Deals out of 2,162 listings starting at $3,495

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Ford Mustang For Sale
13,865 listings starting at $12,950
2016 Ford Mustang For Sale
83 Great Deals out of 4,689 listings starting at $17,541
2015 Ford Mustang For Sale
141 Great Deals out of 3,719 listings starting at $15,995
2014 Ford Mustang For Sale
95 Great Deals out of 2,816 listings starting at $9,500
2013 Ford Mustang For Sale
41 Great Deals out of 1,370 listings starting at $9,999