Mechanics

VEHICLE WILL NOT START @ ALL..!!

2001 Infiniti QX • 17,700 miles

Hello my name is Ke.I have a 2001 infinity qx4. It will not do anything when I try to start it. Not even sound like it wants to crank. Only the lights come on and it just make a click when I turn the key. It has never done this before. I went to the store yesterday just fine. When I came out it started but I noticed the
Dash lights were all on& I shut it off& started it again& it did the same thing but drove me home perfectly fine. I went outside again once I made it home& tried to crank it& it only made the clicking sound. Could you guys please please help me out that's my only source of transportation! Your help would be greatly appreciated! Have a blessed day. Also me email is kecarter@rocketmail. Com if you would like to email me.I am in desperate need of help with the vehicle!
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KeeC.
September 16, 2012.




http://www.2carpros.com/articles/how-to-use-an-engine-vacuum-gauge

The link explains how to test for vacuum leaks.

The air hose is the one between the air cleaner and throttle body. Check for cracks on the hose or its connection.

KHLow2008
Sep 18, 2012.
Hi. Once again it's. Me.I was told I need a fuel injection clean& throttle body clean. Where are the located& how do I clean them both? I don't have a 130$ to let someone do it for me& told me that's the reason its idling the way it is. Please help! Thanks in advance

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KeeC.
Sep 18, 2012.
Hi.I can not locate my fuel injectors on my vehicle! Honestly I believe it's a vacuum line or hose.I'm not quite certain. It's still idling high& is missing.I'm just so Lost!

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KeeC.
Sep 19, 2012.
Vaccum leakages can cause high idling and misfirings and you should try to get this rectified first. Forget about what people telling what it could be and to check this and that. You need to follow proper procedures for diagnosing problems and not guessing on prossibilities. I only work on information you provide so if I get the wrong data, you are going to get the wrong answer.

Get a can of carb cleaner and after starting engine, spray a little the carb cleaner around suspected vacuum leakages and if the engine idling changes, that is the area you should be looking for leaks.

Do not over spray and concentrate on one small area at a time, with short spurts.

Injectors are at intake manifolds, attacheed to the fuel rails and not directly visible.

KHLow2008
Sep 19, 2012.
Ok.I appreciate that response.I'm tired of guessing& being mislead! This is my new issue! I changed my last spark plug! Now the car cranks w/ease but will not stay on! It's like one thing after another! Back to back! If I crank& keep my foot on the gas. Everything is fine. Car is idling right. All the good stuff. When I take my foot off it shuts down! That started after changing spark plug!

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KeeC.
Sep 19, 2012.
Recheck your work. Something could have not been plugged in correctly or loose.
Get a scan done to check for trouble codes. Most parts stores provides free scanning servies. DO NOT change anything first, just let us know the trouble code is fany found.

I don't go around guessing, we need to diagnose the problem and remember, you are our eyes so what you give us is what we are working on.

KHLow2008
Sep 19, 2012.
Yes! I appreciate that! The not guessing part! That's what I'm tired of doing.(Guessing) I have to try to get it some where ASAP to see why it won't stay going! Every one is giving so many different answers that I'm lost.I will continue to keep you informed& ask you questions I am totally lost& frustrated right now I don't know where to turn or what to do. I appreciate your time& effort greatly

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KeeC.
Sep 20, 2012.
Go to Autozone and let them check for any codes
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DKoz
Sep 20, 2012.
It's free at autozone

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DKoz
Sep 20, 2012.
We are here to back you up so if you have any questions, don't hesitate to ask.

I have this to suggest, forget everything that had occurred and we start from new. Sometimes problems are resolved and a new one comes up due to something else and we tend to overlook those that we have worked through.

We restart from zero and the basics.

1. List out the symptoms presently showing.
2. Check for trouble codes.

KHLow2008
Sep 20, 2012.

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