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2003 Volkswagen Passat. Intermittent starting. Nothing unusual at all (now), but once in awhile it won't turnover. All lights on dash, but no cranking or mechanical sounds. Thinking faulty wiring to starter, starter solenoid or starter relay? Can anyone help me narrow it down or suggest a way to determine what the problem is? DOMO ARIGATO

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MAKE SURE YOUR BATTERY IS FULLY CHARGED.IT SHOULD BE 12.5 VOLTS.IF NOT HAVE IT CHECKED OUT AT AUTO ZONE OR ADVANCE AUTO.IF BATTERY VOLTS IS GOOD.MAKE SURE BATTERY CABLES IS CLEAN NOT CORRODED AND NOT LOOSE.IF BATTERY CABLES GOOD.HAVE STARTER TESTED.WARNING TAKE CAR TO VOLKSWAGON DEALERSHIP.BECAUSE IF YOU HAVE TO REMOVE THE BATTERY OR STARTER.BY DISCONNECTING BATTERY CABLES. YOUR PCM WILL LOSE IT MEMORY.THE CAR WONT CRANK IT HAVE TO BE RESET WITH A SPECIAL SCANNER.

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