My car won't start what does it seem to be?

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Asked by Aug 28, 2015 at 09:16 PM about the 2004 Mitsubishi Galant ES

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 04 Mitsubishi galant it started
fine earlier but then I went to start It
again a while after and It sounded like
It was about to but it didn't I know for
sure it isn't my starter Cus I hear the
clicking and it sounds like the fuel
pump turns on but not too sure my
battery and alternator or both New
just put them in about a 5 days ago
along with New spark plugs and drive
belt Wat could it be?

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When you say it won't start, do you mean it doesn't crank or it cranks but won't start?

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It cranks but won't start

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When it cranks does it sound normal? Or does the engine sound like its spinning faster than normal? Does it sound like Rrrr Rrrrr Rrrr Or more like Rrrrrrrrrrr? I know hard to spell out noises. My point is, if it spins faster than normal, could be a timing belt, I've seen them break when you shut the car off or when you start it up. If it cranks normal, we'll have to look at other possibilities CarsInc

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It sounds like Rrrr Rrrrr Rrrr I tried stepping on the gas wen I start It and It will almost start but still wont start

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If I were diagnosing it, I would take and spray some carb cleaner in the throttle body or in thru a vacuum line in the intake plenum then put the air tube back on if removed to spray carb clean then try to start. If it starts then you have a fuel delivery issue. If not, you may not have spark. Lemme know

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Alright I'll do that thanks man appreciate it

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Did the carb cleaner idea wotk? I'm having similar problem with my 2001 gallant but I started it to warm up and when I went back out 15 minutes later it had stopped and won't restart

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Cars inc. Do u have a number ? Im having the same issue but i have a 2001 Mitsubishi galant .

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I'm have the same problem with my 2009 galant 2.4liter I ran it parked it and then will not crack checked the fuel pump but it's good gas comes out but it starts but won't crank up so I'm thinking maybe coilpacks if anybody can help me that would be great

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I have a 2010 with a full tank of gas and it wont start but cranks. Sounds right . There is a check engine light on but I don't know if Its just coming on when I try to start it and lights up when all the other lights do or if its on. A few months back it wouldn't start all the sudden for me. My husband got irritated and went and made it start and it blew a ton of black fumes out the back end. I'm guessing that the problem now is some of the same. Probably needs a tune up and fluids checked and a diagnosis done to determine what is wrong with it

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