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2001 Huyndai Sante Fe has check engine light on for about a

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2001 Huyndai Sante Fe has check engine light on for about a month, last 5 times I've gotten gas, it's very hard to start and only way to start it is by pressing gas lightly and then revving the engine to keep car from stalling.
JA: Does the light stay on, or does it blink?
Customer: stays on
JA: What is the model of your '01 Hyundai?
Customer: Santa Fe
JA: Are you fixing your Santa Fe yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: not fixing myself, checked the cap and made sure it was tight.
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Hyundai
Expert:  eauto replied 4 months ago.

Hi . Thank you for asking your question on JustAnswer. what is the code?

Thank you again for trusting us with your problem. John aka eauto

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
No code yet, not been checked.
Customer: replied 4 months ago.
car just died and won't crank back up.
Customer: replied 4 months ago.
hello?
Expert:  eauto replied 4 months ago.

is the starter engaging?

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
No, does nothing when I try to crank.
Expert:  eauto replied 4 months ago.

is the battery dead?

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
No, windows, radio, lights work
Expert:  eauto replied 4 months ago.

will it crank in neutral? have you tried a jump?

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Won't crank in neutral.
Haven't tried a crank, battery is not even a year old.
Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Brand new starter & alternator too
Expert:  eauto replied 4 months ago.

is it clicking or anything?

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
No, when I turn key to start just noise comes from key in the ignition
Expert:  eauto replied 4 months ago.

can you try a jump?

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
I will try
Expert:  eauto replied 4 months ago.

let me know

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Trying now
Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Won't crank
Expert:  eauto replied 4 months ago.

u have a test light?

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
No
Expert:  eauto replied 4 months ago.

well next step is to see if the starter is getting power a test light is the easiest way

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Ok, waiting on tow truck niw
Expert:  eauto replied 4 months ago.

ok

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