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No crank no start. Fan kicks on and dash flikers

Old 08-05-2018, 09:03 PM
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Default No crank no start. Fan kicks on and dash flikers

Bought a 98. Replace the alt,starter,ign and also replaced the fuse box under the hood.. So i don't really know what to do anymore
Old 08-05-2018, 10:35 PM
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Welcome! So you bought it not running and are throwing parts at it? Do you know anything about the car? Does the engine turn with a wrench? Just trying to tell if I am wasting my time.
Old 08-06-2018, 12:07 AM
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Sounds like the engine massively overheated, shorting the ECTS in the process and putting the fan into failsafe mode. The driver did not stop driving after the coolant ran out, the engine became way hot and seized.

Per Andy, can you rotate the engine by hand at the crank? Pull the plugs first.

Oh, how old is the battery?
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