Diagnosing car won't start: To determine which of the two causes you car not to start, first check if its battery related problem, usually if it’s the battery that causes this kind of car problems you can do this kind of test to be sure
Step 1. Turn on your ignition key to on position this is the position of the ignition key before starting the engine.
Step 2. With the key on the on position, check you’re car instrument panel and notice if the dash board light dimmed, if this is the case there is a problem on your battery.
Step 3. Open your car hood and check you car battery terminals, if you notice a cruddy-like substance on the battery cables then your car battery cables are corroded, hence your car battery is dead and need a replacement.
If your car battery cables are corroded current is prevented from reaching your car starter thus your car won’t start.
Step 4. To correct the problem, clean your battery terminal for corrosion you can use a baking soda and water to help dissolve the corrosion then brush it with a brush wire and apply petroleum jelly to prevent it from corroding in the future.
For instance, your car battery is in good condition the only possible problem it that your car is suffering from a bad solenoid problem, since solenoid is the one that turns your starter on thus your car wont start.
To solve the problem, just replace the solenoid, but it would better that the entire starter and solenoid be replaced, a rebuilt one would be cheaper and it can easily be purchased on various auto shops for the best price.
You can bring your car to a reputable repair shop to fixed the problem or you can fixed it yourself if you have a repair manual for your car.
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