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Won't start. I own a '92 ZR1 (LT5 engine). When I turn the key, everything inside comes on and I hear the fuel pump come on and charge the injectors but the starter motor doesn't crank. When I bought the car used in '03 in CA with 29K miles on it, it did this to me once on the way home to NM. I read in the owners manuel which said to let it sit for 10 mins. and try again. I did and it started. I've had that same problem nunerous times ever since untill the last time a few months ago. Since then it just won't crank. It won't even even bump start, so that rules out a bad starter or solenoid...right? My first diagnosis was that it might be a faulty clutch switch. That seemed to fit bacause every parts store I went to had them on back-order. I finally found one and replaced it and that didn't work. Upon further inspection, I noticed that the computer box under the bonet has a sticker on it states that it's "REMANUFACTURED". The vehicle now has only 34K miles on the odometer. If it is the computer/anti-theft device that's faulty, should this part fail so frequently and go bad twice in such a short lifetime of the vehicle? Or, maybe I'm missing something? Do any of you have any ideas? Thanks, John

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Have the starter checked at a shop that is able to rebuild them possibly arevised part for the starter selonoid.if that isnt the issue see if the battery cable to the starter has high resistance due to battery acid getting on the cable

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