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It is making a working noise but doesn't turn over. But the…

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It is making a...

It is making a working noise but doesn't turn over. But the fan belt still moves. Starter motor is great.

Mechanic's Assistant: What shape is the fan belt in? Do you know if it needs to be replaced, or just adjusted?

Whirring noise not working

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the make/model/year of your car?

It's a bit frayed

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?

My mechanic mate is here with me. There is no spark

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

No yhanks

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2005 Renault Megane scenic.
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AU Auto Mechanic: Matt, Engineer replied 7 months ago
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Hello

if there's no spark then check that there's power to the coil pack/s using a meter. If there’s 12V at the pack but no spark then check the ECU power supply (fuse and relay) and also the connections to the crankshaft speed sensor.

if you have ECU power then I'd consider replacing the crank sensor as the next item

and if this doesn't help then check the condition of the engine earth connections, the large one that runs to the block and there should also be a smaller one that runs out of the engine bay wiring loom and is secured to the engine with small bolts and ring terminals

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