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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
One simple thing yu can try, with the engine off, open your fuse box and pull each fuse and plug it back in several times.
I won't take but a few minutes and since your car is a few years old, you may have some poor contact that is causing the problem.
Also, if you live in an area where salt is used on the road, it would make sense to locate any grounding points exposed to spray, loosen and spray them with WD-40 or similar, then tighten them again.
Flaky grounds can cause all kinds of mysterious random problems.
Those things don't cost much and can often cure odd problems.
Posted on Jun 22, 2008
Crankshaft sensor needs to be replaced. I had the exact same problem on my BMW 2 weeks ago. Exactly the same. It works fine now after replacing the sensor. It's the sensor which tells the engine when to produce the spark.
Posted on Apr 01, 2009
Using a voltmeter, check that voltage is identical to battery volts at the other end of cables. Check across the battery terminals, across connectors on battery, between negative post on battery and connection at starter, between positive post and end of negative cable then from postiive post and block. Wherever you find a variation, clean and re-check reading.If this does not help, there are sub system teststs you can do as well but I believe you will likely locate your problem before getting into that.
Posted on Apr 20, 2009
sounds like you have left a cable off the battery terminal ,some vehicles have more than one cable on the battery terminal ,also when started take the neg battery lead off and if engine stops then its a new alternator ,if engine keeps running then the fault is the battery for a slow turn over .
Posted on Dec 23, 2010
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