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Truck tries to start without key in the ignition

2-3 hours after shutting truck off a neighbor told me it sounded like my truck was running i went out side and my engine was cranking and trying to start but my keys were in my hand and truck was locked. I replaced the starter relay and it still does it. Any suggestions?!?!?!

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The 2004 colorado does have an electronic starter, so there might be a short in your connection coming from your battery. If you were to disconnect your battery and then connect it again there is a possibility that your truck may try and start, could ever start.

Posted on Oct 21, 2008

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Sounds not like a starter problem, but an ignition problem. You may have a short in the ignition switch which is sending power to the starter. Is your ignition switch old?

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Posted on Oct 19, 2008

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The start circuit is getting power from somewhere and its timed to come on in 2-3 hours.Bazzar!!Does the truck have a remote starter your unaware of and something/someone is activating it accidently/on purpose?

Posted on Oct 19, 2008

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