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Randomly does not start. Turns like it is going to, but doesn't start. Then other times it starts right up. It has been checked by 2 different different mechanics, who couldn't seem to diagnose the problem. One thought it may have something to do with the security system in the ignition, but that was his best guess. Could not justify having that system replaced without knowing for sure if that was the problem.

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  • ss_1204 Nov 19, 2009

    already tried that, made no difference, still would not start. It starter just cranks but doesn't turn over. Like it's not getting gas, but when it was in the shop, they said the injectors were fine. They did a diagnostic test, and there were too many codes to isolate the problem. So they reset the codes, and when the problem occured again, I brought it in right away. All of the codes were on there again, so it could not be isolated. Any other suggestions?

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Next time it won't start, arm the security system then disarm it. If it starts then, it's the security system. Most security systems I've seen, however, will not crank over when armed.

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