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Having to push-start the car to get it going

My daughter has brought a peugeot 205 GR "82"-"85" it has high ks of 200,000+ kms on the clock, just recently I have had to go out and push start her car to get it going. I have no manual to help me. anyone out there have any ideas?????

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    Dan Doherty May 11, 2010

    Hi what engine is in the car ? what litre? Also is the battery good?

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I would first check the starter motor by putting a live tester to the small terminal while someone turns the key if tester does not light up you may need to check the fuses or ignition switch. if it does light up it may be a faulty starter.
if the starter is fine you may want to get your battery and alternator tested, you can do this your self if you have a multi meter by getting the engine running and connecting the red wire to the battery positive and the black to the battery negative, the mever should read between 12.9v - 14.5v. if this is ok it will probably be your battery.

if this helps please let me know
cheers
Big Mike

Posted on Feb 16, 2010

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