Why isnt it starting

Tiny
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  • 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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Saturday, August 25th, 2012 AT 12:58 AM

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

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Saturday, August 25th, 2012 AT 1:09 AM
Tiny
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I honestly dont know thats why I talk to yall to find out my info about my cars

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Saturday, August 25th, 2012 AT 1:13 AM
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Get a wrench and see if you can turn the crank pulley by the center bolt?

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Saturday, August 25th, 2012 AT 1:17 AM
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If I cant its locked up

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Saturday, August 25th, 2012 AT 1:21 AM
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Yes it should turn freely. If you ran without oil it's probably locked up.

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Saturday, August 25th, 2012 AT 1:25 AM
Tiny
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And if its locked up theres really no way to fix it except getting another engine

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Saturday, August 25th, 2012 AT 1:31 AM
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Your best that would be to find a good used engine.

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Saturday, August 25th, 2012 AT 1:34 AM
Tiny
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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

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Saturday, August 25th, 2012 AT 1:37 AM
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It's the bottom pulley with a big bolt going through it.

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Saturday, August 25th, 2012 AT 1:43 AM
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Ok ill find it thanks

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Saturday, August 25th, 2012 AT 1:48 AM
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Your welcome keep me posted.

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Saturday, August 25th, 2012 AT 1:53 AM
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Ok sure will

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Saturday, August 25th, 2012 AT 2:06 AM
Tiny
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Ok so its not a locked up motor what else could it be

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Saturday, August 25th, 2012 AT 4:55 PM
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When trying to start it is a security light on solid are flashing?

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Saturday, August 25th, 2012 AT 4:58 PM
Tiny
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Its a soild when I stick the key in and when I turn the key fully the security light cuts off

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Saturday, August 25th, 2012 AT 5:34 PM
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With the key in the run position what is security light doing?

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Saturday, August 25th, 2012 AT 6:09 PM
Tiny
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Its just a solid could that be why its possibly not starting

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Saturday, August 25th, 2012 AT 10:35 PM
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Yes if its on solid then there is a issue with your security system. Most likely a bad iginiton switch. The only way to tell for sure is have your body control module scanned for codes. If you have a b3033 and or b2960 bad ignition switch.

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Sunday, August 26th, 2012 AT 1:12 AM
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Is there any other way to get that checked because my bcm isnt working

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Monday, August 27th, 2012 AT 1:16 AM
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Why do you think the bcm isn't working?

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