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2001 Cadillac DeVille

Some times when i try to start car,nothing happens exept the dash lights

go on and the door locks will close and open after turning the key a couple

of times it will start up ,it dont happen much but when it does it takes a

couple times to get it started the car runs perfect no trouble there i

changed battery and used spare key no difference

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The most probable cause for this is a an intermittent problem with the Starter solenoid and/or starter.

When the car does not respond to turning the ignition key on can you hear a click from under the hood?

If you can that is the starter solenoid trying to turn on the starter motor. I would say the starter needs to be replaced.

If you cannot hear anything, then the solenoid ( which is just a relay) is probably bad.

I just replaced my startere on my F150, starter & solenoid come as a unit.... cost about $125.

Hopes this helps good luck Loringh

Posted on Nov 08, 2008

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