MY CAR WONT CRANK

Asked by Oct 09, 2013 at 01:14 PM about the 2002 Buick Century Custom Sedan FWD

Question type: General

MY CAR WONT CRANK BUT IT TURNS OVER LIKE ITS ABOUT TO CRANK I HAVE REPLACE MOST OF PARTS BUT IT STILL WONT CRANK. COULD IT BE MY TIMING?

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In distributorless ingition systems such as the one used in your 2002 Century, the culprit is most likely a bad sensor such as the the one tracking the crank position. If this sensor isn't transmitting a signal to the PCM (powertrain control module) which is the car's main computer, a no-start condition will result. If your car has high mileage, this is something to definitely look at.

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