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Hey this is great! Perhaps someone can help me solve my ignition problem. Seems when I turn the key, I need to HOLD the key in the start position for about ten-fifteen seconds before she'll catch and start. No sound what so ever, just wait, sometimes even longer to see if she'll catch. The thing is once she catches and starts, I need to wait until the engine is cold before I experience the same problem again. Thus far the shop has replaced the starter motor, completely removed the remote start and various other checks. Still a problem!!

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    This sounds like a fuel pump problem, check the pressure when it happens, could also re related to bad run circuit contacts in the switch

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Check the main ground cable clean it adn tighten the cable if needed and yew dont forget to rate me good luck

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