turns over, but will not start

Asked by Aug 24, 2013 at 01:47 PM about the 1996 Chrysler LHS 4 Dr STD Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Is it the fuel pump, or no spark?  Ran great, and one day it just won't start?

1 Answer

6,715

Did you read the codes yet ? Did you pull a plug and see if there is spark when the key is turned over ? At dusk when it starts to get dark, pull a plug out and have someone turn the key over to see if you see the blue spark at the end of the plug. Check the fuel pump by waiting till there is a quiet time to listen, and then turn the key in the ignition from "Key Off" to "Key On, Engine Off" and listen for the fuel pump to hum. If you just tried this you must wait about 5-10 minutes for the pressure in the pump to go back down or you wont hear the pump "turn on". If all is working correctly then it could be the starter solenoid or the starting electrical "Dura-Spark System" (I think that's Chryslers name for it) that could be bad.

3 out of 3 people think this is helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Search Chrysler LHS Questions

Chrysler LHS Experts

#1 Lavinia Raven
Lavinia Raven
Reputation 100
#2 Paul Norenberg
Paul Norenberg
Reputation 90
#3 F_O_R
F_O_R
Reputation 80
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chrysler Concorde
307 listings starting at $1,990
Used Chevrolet Camaro
280 Great Deals out of 38,300 listings starting at $1,250
Used Chrysler Town & Country
442 Great Deals out of 20,521 listings starting at $1,695
Used Chevrolet Suburban
461 Great Deals out of 18,781 listings starting at $1,399
Used Chevrolet Malibu
1,008 Great Deals out of 85,694 listings starting at $1,995
Used Buick Park Avenue
511 listings starting at $1,400
Used Dodge Avenger
162 Great Deals out of 5,534 listings starting at $1,295