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Ignition problem hey guys...have another problem with my 94 2.0 golfo...i been having trouble trying to start the car when i turn the ignition...i turn it and nothing....i have to to turn it several times until i get the car started....i already check the battery, cleaned the posts,terminals, and secure tight the terminals to the battery but i keep having this problem...i dont think is the battery nor the starter because after a few ( much tries) the car all of the sudden turns like normal...what can be the problem??? the ignition switch??? does it have something that sends a signal or something to the starter and can that be faulty?? let me know something guys...thank u

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It is more than likely the starter. The brushes are becoming worn and when you try starting it there is an arch between the brushes and the armature when after a few time it will make contact on then start.

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join my thread on this issue at:
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