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Wont start car cranked over about ten times with a no start stopped cranking and then tried again but would not crank over the second time dash is also showing a code but have not had the chance to check them, it crankes over fast when it does and i have load tested the battery and checked connections but uncertain as to what the problem could be please help

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  • JEAN PAUL MERCIER Jan 10, 2009

    thanks theramsfan12 but the problem that i found was that the car is equiped with the passlock two system and when the car had recongized that there was a no start the car went into a security mode and would not allow the engine to crank over, so the remedy for this problem was to turn the key to the on position for approx. 10 minutes untill the security light on the dash went out then turn the key to off and then retry to start and then it did.

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If you have not checked the alternator i would check that. but i also had the same problem but not as bad as it seems like you have but my problem was the water pump, so i would check that on your vehicle as well

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