After driving my car a few times yesterday, I got in and the car wouldnt start. Turning the key would do nothing. I can't hear the starter click but I noticed a hissing sound coming from the engine. I figured there is pressure being released from somewhere and thought nothing of it.
After letting the car cool overnight, I tried again and the car still won't start. I again noticed the hissing sound when the car's power was turned but stopped when the car was turned off. The sound comes from the middle part of the engine to the air intake region.
My battery started my brother's car so it seems fine. I would assume I need to test/replace my starter but the hissing sound seems very strange. Could this hissing sound be the culprit?
I took my air intake off to get a clear look at the starter and discovered the starter's power cable became unclipped. There was a click sound from the fuse box area and the hissing sound stopped as soon as I plugged the power cable back in.
The car started like a charm! :jump:
I still wonder what that hissing noise was and why it was linked to the starter being unplugged.
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