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Car cranks and wont start...obd reader not working, 2002…

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Car cranks and wont...

Car cranks and wont start...obd reader not working

Mechanic's Assistant: What model and year is your Saturn?

2002 sl2

Mechanic's Assistant: Nice car. The Saturn Mechanic can help you with your '02 Saturn. Tell me a bit more about what's going on so he can help you best.

Wont start...it turns over but wont fire up...I'm not getting 12v at fuel pump connector in truck and obd2 port wont read with a scanner

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you hoping to fix this yourself?

Yes

Mechanic's Assistant: Great! What have you tried so far?

New battery...I know fuel pump is not turning on. I can run a direct power source from battery to hear pump turn on

Mechanic's Assistant: Lots of things can cause problems with the battery. The Saturn Mechanic will know what to do with your ''02 truck. Are you ready to speak with the Saturn Mechanic now?

Sure

Submitted: 2 years ago.Category: Saturn
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Saturn Mechanic: Amedee, Saturn Technician replied 2 years ago
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Hello and welcome! My name is ***** ***** I can assist you with your question. Are you looking for some possible causes or would you like me to walk you through this diagnoses? Can I start by getting your VIN?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Im not at the car to get vin now
Saturn Mechanic: Amedee, Saturn Technician replied 2 years ago

Do you know if the check engine light comes on with the key in the on position?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
it is
Saturn Mechanic: Amedee, Saturn Technician replied 2 years ago

Ok, then your next step is to check to see if pin 16 of the diagnostic connector under the dash has battery voltage on it and to see if the throttle position sensor on the side of the throttle body is getting a 5 volt reference with the key on.

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Would this cause car to not start
Saturn Mechanic: Amedee, Saturn Technician replied 2 years ago

yes

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Where exactly is the number 16 pin?
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Okay i have 12 volts on pin 16.
Saturn Mechanic: Amedee, Saturn Technician replied 2 years ago

And do we have 5 volts going to the TPS sensor with the key on?

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Saturn Mechanic: Amedee, Saturn Technician replied 2 years ago

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