Help... Truck won't start

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  1. bestial

    bestial Full Access Member

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    My truck has been sitting over a year, before I parked it, it started wanting to rev up slowly by itself or stayed rev up and didn't want to idle down. Now the truck has been sitting over a year and it won't start. It turns over but won't crank. If anyone has any idea where I can start I'd appreciate the help.
     
  2. rottenronnie

    rottenronnie Well-Known Member Supporting Member

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    The "not wanting to idle down part" is normally a bad Throttle Position Sensor, particularly when they get wet, but is likely a separate issue to not starting.

    Turning over IS Cranking (means the same thing).

    The not starting could be a bad camshaft sensor.

    Have someone hook a code reader into your OBD II port to find out what fault codes are being generated.
     
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    walenator Full Access Member

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    Mine did that some years ago. Damn ethanol gas killed my fuel pump. Check the fuse too.
     
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    rottenronnie Well-Known Member Supporting Member

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    Make sure it has gas in it. :)

    Some little bastards drill holes in the bottom of tanks to steal it.
     
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    i suppouse cranshaft position sensor, its not a TPS because it will start even without tps on the throttle
     
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    Wifey Well-Known Member Super Moderator

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    at least you can push start it :p:p:D
     
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