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Intermitant starting starts no problem for ages then nothing garage cannot find cause

Garage changed battery

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First thing to check in this case is the ground wire going from the battery, to the frame. First make sure all battery connections are clean and tight. Then trace the ground wire from the battery to the frame, take it apart at the frame, checking for corrosion. Sand it down to bare metal, and refasten the bolt, better yet, install a new one. Then make sure the starter itself is securely fastened.
If the shop has the car when it is acting up they should be able to trouble shoot it. If it is getting 12 volts to the starter solenoid when it is acting up, then replace the starter.

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