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Eng does not turn over

Battery is charge, no sound from start at all, that means no clicking

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  • 69djb Nov 25, 2008

    i have the same problem on my mg zr 105. It doesnt always start, no sound at all. Got it going the other day with a screwdriver across the starter. Had a diagnostics test done on it and it says IMMOBILISER fault, apparantly it keeps turning itself on and off. So thats why it starts if and when it wants, i assume. The other thing that concerned me was a high pitched noise coming from under the bonnet, i have been told this is probably the ECU not turning itself off. Any ideas as to what to do???

  • mutley128 May 11, 2010

    what kind of car do u have



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Could be a faulty battery, but more likely that it is in the starter solenoid area. Try holding the key in the start position and giving the starter motor a tap with a hammer or a metal bar. Other than that, it could be a fault with the immobiliser system, is there a red light in the dash flashing fast when you turn the key to the start position? There a quite a few other things that could cause this problem, and you are best to take the vehicle in to a mechanic or Ford dealer for diagnosis if it is nothing simple. If cost is a concern, give the mechanic a upper limit that he can spend on diagnosis and repair.

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