My Sebring won't start

Asked by May 23, 2019 at 01:06 PM

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Turn the key I hear a small motor sound but
that's all. The lights come on but engine
won't start.

1 Answer


I'm guessing the small motor sound Is the fuel pump. Yu have a dying battery; you might have enough juice to light the lights, but not enough to turn the starter motor. Jump start the car properly; leave donor hooked up long enough to charge your battery, at least ten minutes. If your car starts, fine. If it does not start, replace your battery. After either of these, go to an auto parts store and have any codes read. They may point you to the reason your battery died: might be a bad alternator.

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