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Will not start, does fire, starter motor turns engine over

Customer Question

will not start, does fire
JA: Have you checked the battery, particularly the terminal connections? Are they corroded?
Customer: starter motor turns engine over no problem
JA: What is the model/year of your Nissan?
Customer: micra 2011
JA: Are you fixing your Micra yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: I replaced radiator, started and ran properly twice now will not start.
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Australia Car
Expert:  david craig replied 1 month ago.

Hi Im David. thanks for visiting the site. do you have a multi meter to test battery voltage while cranking?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.

No I don't, but it cranks rapidly

Expert:  david craig replied 1 month ago.

when you replaced the radiator did you have the battery disconnected?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.

Yes

Expert:  david craig replied 1 month ago.

ok. when trying to start the car, does the red security light go out?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.

Yes

Expert:  david craig replied 1 month ago.

ok. when you turn the key to the on position can you here the fuel pump run for a few seconds?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.

No

Expert:  david craig replied 1 month ago.

let me pull a print for your vehicle to get started on checking grounds and voltages.

Expert:  david craig replied 1 month ago.

if you dont have a meter im not going to be able to help you, unless you have a scan tool to pull fault codes from the vehicles computer.

Expert:  Peter Bagley replied 1 month ago.

Do you still require help?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.

No you can not help I wasted my money didn't I.

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