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Car Won't Start Inspection Service

How much does a Car Won't Start Inspection cost?

We come to you to diagnose why your Car Won't Start. Our certified mechanic will give a comprehensive evaluation report that includes the scope and price of the required repairs and will get your car up and running as soon as possible.

Why Won’t My Car Start? Here are common reasons:

Car Cranks but Won't Start:

  • Bad fuel gas pump: A defective fuel pump will not deliver gas to the engine, even if you have actually filled it up.
  • Bad spark plugs: Without hot sparks to stir up the fuel charge in each cylinder, there is no combustion and no expansion of the burning blend. Hence, the engine will not start.
  • Bad timing belt: The engine will not run if the timing belt stretches or breaks. Furthermore, remaining to crank the engine may bring the valves right into the piston, trigerring major engine damage.
  • Bad ignition coil: Without a practical coil to step up the voltage, there can be no spark. Without a spark, the car won't start.
  • Faulty cam or crank sensor: If the sensors are malfunctioning, they will either provide no information to the ignition system, or will provide incorrect data. In any case, the engine wil not terminate.

Car Won't Start but Has Clicking Sound

A clicking noise when attempting to start your car and no engine movement generally means that the battery is too low to crank the engine or there may be a poor connection at the battery. If the battery and the connections are fine, then the starter may have stopped working.

  • Poor battery or terminals: Batteries have a limited life expectancy, and terminals can loosen or wear away.
  • Poor starter: This should be apparent from the reaction to the key. If nothing occurs at all when you turn the key, the starter may have gotten to the end of its life.
  • Ignition problem: This could be because of defective contacts in the ignition switch, or in the wiring.
  • If there is a grinding noise when you turn the key.

  • Starter is bad: Do not continue cranking the engine

Car Won't Crank but the Battery Is Good

If your headlights can switch on, but your car won't crank, that means that your battery is charged, but either the starter or ignition is the issue. If the starter or ignition is the problem, a starter engine can be jumped by using a charged battery.

What to expect during a Car Won't Start Inspection service

A top-rated mobile mechanic will come to your home or office to figure out the source and reason for your not starting car, and will then give an in-depth assessment report that includes the summary and price of the necessary repairs.

How it's done

The mechanic will inspect the ignition system, fuel system, and charging system, and afterwards search for any kind of mechanical damage. The mechanic may also attempt a different fuel source, like a quick shot of brake or carburetor cleaner right into the thorttle body, or a quick shot of fluid gas by means of a vacuum line. If the car starts briefly and after that dies, that shows that you have a fuel delivery issue.

How important is this service?

It goes without saying that a car not starting is an essential issue to address. Do not disregard or desert the car if it's not starting; this is an issue that must be handled promptly. Book a mechanic to carry out an inspection immediately.

Car Won't Start Inspection Reviews

Ashutosh Chhabra
Ashutosh Chhabra
17:35 23 Apr 19
Came on Sunday to help start my car. Fixed the fuse. Mechanic knew exactly where to look and fix. They were also polite to deal with.
Jonathan Paul
Jonathan Paul
15:16 21 Mar 19
I called Instamek to diagnose my 99 Acura EL not starting. Mohammed arrived at 4PM and found the problem wthin 15 minutes of testing. They provided me with the quote, I approved the job through my cell phone and he was back the next day to replace the distributor assembly. The whole process was incredibly simple, plus I saved $80 on a two to a garage two blocks from my home. I decided to get the oil changed as well, because why not? Mohammed get's two thumbs up from me. Would I recommend Instamek? Absolutely! Will I use them again? Most definitely, even if my car isn't having trouble starting. The experience was a great one. Booking is easy and their customer service is on the ball.read more
Telina Chomey
Telina Chomey
22:35 24 Dec 18
Alexey came to check out my none starting car. He was easy to talk to and explained what he was doing. He told me my engine was done, but told me he'd keep trying other things just in case. Nothing worked, but I appreciated the extra effort. He explained what was wrong with it and what the noises my car was making meant. Alexey also gave me some insight on things I could do with the car since it is now a very big paperweight.I've already told my friends about them, the fair price range and their ability to work on things (when possible) wherever your car is. 10/10 would recommend.read more
Hazem Alsaadi
Hazem Alsaadi
14:32 05 Mar 18
The service and convenience are HEAVEN!!!My wife dripped off our kids at the arena for a hickey game. As she was parking, there were funny jerks. Thankfully she was able to park. But the car was not starting. She took the kids to the hockey game. While watching the game, she called instamek and left he keys at the information desk for the mechanic. 4 hours later after the warm up, the game, and dressing the kids, my wife and the kdis walked to the parking to the now fully functioning vehicle. Here is a list of what they did (skme of the work was elevtive as i had asked for it)1) diagnostics2) new sparks plus3) new engine starter4) changed engine oil5) 4 break pads and rotars6) my passenger head lamp (broken from before)7) new battery8) new beltMy wife didnt even meet the mechanic. She disnt even leave the arena. Everything was explained and oid for via the phone call. My next plan is to have my yearly tune ups done while I’m at costco, the gym, or work!!!Thanns guysread more
Jessica Law
Jessica Law
13:35 06 Sep 16
On a weekend trip to Edmonton, my car started to smoke soon after starting up. Not knowing any mechanics in town, it was fortunate that InstaMek was open on the long weekend. Hany was knowledgeable and quickly replaced the alternator. He and Kyle were very helpful and were able to get the car ready for a safe long drive back home. Thanks InstaMek!
Arshad Mehmood
Arshad Mehmood
21:49 25 Oct 15
i bought BMW was not starting up i was upset might be engine problem if i take it to shop first of all i pay for towing plus diagnose test but i called instaMek they send me one mechanic at my place he told me the problem then he left after they send me an other awesome mechanic Hany he fix the problem i am very happy on this service my car is back on the road with very little money they saved my time and money God bless themread more

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