Helpful Automotive Resources
May 06, 2019 What Happens When the Starter Solenoid Goes Bad?Take note of these three common symptoms of a bad solenoid:
Vehicle won’t start
Starter solenoid fails to reset even after switching the car off
Bad starter solenoid sound (successive clicking or grinding sound)
May 04, 2019 The Starting SystemBecause batteries emit hydrogen gas while charging, the battery case cannot be completely sealed. Years ago there was a vent cap for each cell and we had to replenish the cells when the electrolyte evaporated. Today’s batteries (maintenance free) have small vents on the side of the battery; the gases June 29, 2020 5 Signs of a Bad StarterIt’s important to note that the starter turns (cranks) the engine. If your engine cranks normally but does not start, the starter motor is not to blame. Such a scenario points toward an issue with air/fuel delivery, spark delivery, or compression, rather than a bad starter.
June 16, 2020 Why Won’t My Car Start?Automotive professionals break down no-start situations into two separate categories: crank-no-start and no-crank-no-start.