Originally Posted by t-im
So I try to start my car today, and it just won't start... I can hear it semi-cranking but it just won't start up. Everything lights up, so all power works, and the engine makes kind of a noise, but it just won't go...
battery could be half-dead, or the battery cable/connections could be corroded and not making full contact. if the starter is dead, the car either won't crank at all or it'll make a bad grinding sound. sounds like lack of electrity since the car simply won't crank fast enough.