If Engine Doesn't Turn Over or Turns Over Slowly

1. If your car has an automatic transaxle, be sure the gear selector lever is


1. If your car has an automatic transaxle, be sure the gear selector lever is in "N" or "P" and the emergency brake is set.

2. Check the battery connections to be sure they are clean and tight.

3. Turn on the interior light. If the light dims or goes out when you operate the starter, the battery is discharged.

4. Check the starter connections to be sure they are securely tightened.

5. Do not push or pull the vehicle to start it. See instructions for "Jump Starting".

    See also:

    Pre-Trip Inspections
    1. Tires: Adjust the tire inflation pressures for highway driving. Low tire inflation pressures will result in overheating and possible failure of the tires. Avoid using worn or damaged tires whi ...

    Comfortable Front Seats, Inconsistent Cabin Quality
    There's plenty of space for adults in the front of the cabin. The bucket seats have comfortable cushions and a nice shape that agreed with my back. The seats have side bolsters that are there for ...

    Current Hyundai Accent
    The Hyundai Accent is a five-passenger compact offered in four trim levels: GL, GS, SE and GLS. The GL, GS and the SE are two-door hatchbacks, while the GLS is available only as a four-door sedan. ...