Starting the car

Asked by Dec 16, 2015 at 03:07 PM about the 1997 Chevrolet Camaro RS Convertible

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Hi my camaro 97 every time i turn the
starter to turn the ignition on it makes a
loud screeching noise under the hood like
metal screeching and doesnt' turn on until i
pump gas than it turns on it takes me
around 3 trys to turn it on.  please help
Thank you.

2 Answers

46,135

I suspect that loud screeching noise is the sound of your starter grinding the teeth off the flywheel. I would inspect the starter and flywheel for damage. If the damage to the flywheel is very bad the transmission will have to come out to fix it.

Best Answer
17,255

Man, you really struck gold with thus car didn't you? Full coverage, gasoline, and matches

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • car wont start 3 answers

    car will turn over but wont start at times it tries I replaced the dist cap and rotor but still wont run wad wondering about plugs

    1992 Chevrolet Camaro RS

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Car will not start 11 answers

    When I try to start my car, the engine turns but won't start. When I prime it, it will start and stay running until I turn the key off. Than unless I prime it, it will not start. I changed out the...

    1989 Chevrolet Camaro RS

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • why does my car start and stop suddenly? 1 answer

    My car starts and stops suddenly. tbi truttle body injection 5.0 liter

    1990 Chevrolet Camaro RS

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • What do I do, my car wont start. 4 answers

    My car will not turn over at all. When it runs it runs great but it has cut off twice and the first time I waited about 10mins and it turned over and started. This time it has been about a day since i...

    1989 Chevrolet Camaro RS

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • my car want start 2 answers

    i have a 1995 camaro that want crank, it want start with switch unless you push the button under the dash and pore gas in the injecters. its as if the injecters aren"t getting any fire to them.

    1995 Chevrolet Camaro Base

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

Search Chevrolet Camaro Questions

Chevrolet Camaro Experts

#1 dandyoun
dandyoun
Reputation 1,720
#2 carGrrl
carGrrl
Reputation 1,130
#3 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 1,030
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford Mustang
397 Great Deals out of 44,403 listings starting at $1,000
Used Chevrolet Corvette
202 Great Deals out of 20,888 listings starting at $4,993
Used BMW 3 Series
1,469 Great Deals out of 38,438 listings starting at $1,700
Used Chevrolet Impala
800 Great Deals out of 34,708 listings starting at $799
Used Ford F-150
2,885 Great Deals out of 212,656 listings starting at $1,000
Used Jeep Wrangler
442 Great Deals out of 19,188 listings starting at $2,994
Used Pontiac Firebird
13 Great Deals out of 797 listings starting at $2,991
Used Chevrolet Tahoe
807 Great Deals out of 28,675 listings starting at $1,500
Used Jeep Grand Cherokee
888 Great Deals out of 69,215 listings starting at $1,300

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Chevrolet Camaro For Sale
24,702 listings starting at $19,800
2016 Chevrolet Camaro For Sale
17 Great Deals out of 2,097 listings starting at $17,999
2015 Chevrolet Camaro For Sale
66 Great Deals out of 2,736 listings starting at $12,950
2014 Chevrolet Camaro For Sale
67 Great Deals out of 2,025 listings starting at $11,995
2013 Chevrolet Camaro For Sale
49 Great Deals out of 1,549 listings starting at $10,895