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No start car started up as usual in the cold 26deg. I went back inside to let it warm up. Maybe five min. went by and when I went outside, engine sounded good but there was a repeting thud from the fuelpressure reg. I have an aftermarket high pressure fuel reg. I can here it offten but thats normal this time it was loud. I drove up to the stop sighn in my apt. complex. and decided to restart the car. It doesn't even crank over (could be starter solenoid ) but that doesnt explain the thudding. could be starter pinion was kind of jammed. checked all fuses, but I can't locate the starter. also starter has never given me any hard starts, except for the fact that the ecu primes the engine during cranking, and the whole fuel system from the pump to the injectors have been upgraded. The bigger fuel lines have been giving me hard start in the cold, the prev. owner ( best freind ) said that its been doing that since he bought it, but just in the cold. plus starter souned strong when I cranked it up. sorry for the long post......daniel

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Hi there;
This was like a picture i just went throuh. First; go to your pump fuel and take a multimeter to verify voltage at the moment you try to start your car.(voltage should be around 11.95 to 12.20 approximatly) If theres no voltage go to your kik side panel and take off completly. cable that send voltage to the pump is at the bottom some where there.For this you just need to check wich one is the actor on this scene.
I did have that problem too. cable was unplug in the way it should be. When i plug it back ,problem was history. Voltage reading 11.97 . Hope this help you! Good Luck my friend!

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