My car is getting power but it is not turning over

5

Asked by Dec 05, 2014 at 12:45 PM about the 1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS-T Turbo

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

The car is receiving plenty of power and the dash lights come on when the key is turned
over, but the motor is not doing anything, no clicks and no turning over. It has a new
alternator, good battery, new starter, new heads, and everything else appears to be fine.
Any help would be warmly welcomed,
Ed

3 Answers

5

could it maybe be a crank sensor?

5,285

Couple of things.... Have you tried taking a multimeter and putting the positive probe on the positive terminal of the starter solenoid, the negative probe on a ground and turning the key? It should read 12 volts which means the voltage is getting all the way across to the starter solenoid. The second thing is that even if the starting battery may read 12.75 volts at rest, it might be worn and not have the amperage to spin the starter. A battery load tester or some auto parts places will be able to check that. In the case of a battery that is weak, you can try to jump start it.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
5

Ill check the solenoid, but I do have a brand new interstate battery and i did hook up jumper cables with it but to no avail

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Eclipse

Looking for a Used Eclipse in your area?

CarGurus has 1,297 nationwide Eclipse listings starting at $1,000.

ZIP:

Search Mitsubishi Eclipse Questions

Mitsubishi Eclipse Experts

#1 dandyoun
dandyoun
Reputation 1,610
#2 Daniel Foster
Daniel Foster
Reputation 730
#3 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 420
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder
15 Great Deals out of 518 listings starting at $1,750
Used Ford Mustang
543 Great Deals out of 45,845 listings starting at $1,999
Used Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution
17 Great Deals out of 495 listings starting at $13,998
Used Honda Civic
814 Great Deals out of 88,107 listings starting at $1,299
Used Chevrolet Camaro
244 Great Deals out of 31,194 listings starting at $369
Used Honda Civic Coupe
210 Great Deals out of 16,555 listings starting at $1,100
Used Mitsubishi 3000GT
85 listings starting at $2,999
Used Toyota Celica
4 Great Deals out of 367 listings starting at $1,511
Used BMW 3 Series
941 Great Deals out of 30,258 listings starting at $1,000
Used Honda Accord
948 Great Deals out of 77,739 listings starting at $899

Used Cars For Sale

2012 Mitsubishi Eclipse For Sale
5 Great Deals out of 61 listings starting at $6,395
2011 Mitsubishi Eclipse For Sale
53 listings starting at $6,400
2010 Mitsubishi Eclipse For Sale
5 listings starting at $8,500
2009 Mitsubishi Eclipse For Sale
3 Great Deals out of 140 listings starting at $3,500
2008 Mitsubishi Eclipse For Sale
4 Great Deals out of 174 listings starting at $3,630

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.