Mechanics

WHY ISNT IT STARTING

2005 Chevrolet Cobalt • 96,000 miles

When I turn the key it has a small knock and it sound like it is whistleing almost it also has a small crack in the oil pan and it was outa oil for maybe a day or so why could it be doing that now
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Driftkiller101
August 25, 2012.



It was out of oil for a day or so and you drove it is the engine locked up?

Saturntech9
Aug 25, 2012.
I honestly dont know thats why I talk to yall to find out my info about my cars

Tiny
Driftkiller101
Aug 25, 2012.
Get a wrench and see if you can turn the crank pulley by the center bolt?

Saturntech9
Aug 25, 2012.
If I cant its locked up

Tiny
Driftkiller101
Aug 25, 2012.
Yes it should turn freely. If you ran without oil it's probably locked up.

Saturntech9
Aug 25, 2012.
And if its locked up theres really no way to fix it except getting another engine

Tiny
Driftkiller101
Aug 25, 2012.
Your best that would be to find a good used engine.

Saturntech9
Aug 25, 2012.
Ok thanxs and do u have a diagram of where the crank pulley is on my engine its a 4 cylinder ecotech supercharged 2.0

Tiny
Driftkiller101
Aug 25, 2012.
It's the bottom pulley with a big bolt going through it.

Saturntech9
Aug 25, 2012.
Ok ill find it thanks

Tiny
Driftkiller101
Aug 25, 2012.
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