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Start problems, V6 Freelander 01 (sometimes!)

The startmotor/motor runs whitout any problem, but it would not start! After a short while(varies!) the damn thing starts perfect! Seems that something is shut of (imobilizer/fuel/ign.?) happens sometime whitout any type of warning.
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Hi! Immobilizer, fuel pump and ignition switch got nothing to do with it. I do believe that the starter is faulty. The solenoid may be worn and needs replacement. Used to work on one and replace the solenoid and everything worked out fine. Hope this shed some light.

Posted on May 26, 2010

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  • hakjo3 May 27, 2010

    Hi! Sorry for my English, I am Swedish!

    I did not explained the problem god enough, the starter is not the problem!

    The starter allways runs well, so it seems to be something shut of, this problem occure just suddenly. Drive for 200 Km stop the the car ok...stop at the gas station... start the car...will not start....wait eg. 4 hours start ok. sometimes we just have to wait 30 minutes, sometimes my wife is angry, i pick her up and the damn car have to be picked up another day.... but it allways start when i pick it up! By the can hear the fuel pump running when you turn the key!

  • hakjo3 May 28, 2010


    I hope that you still working on my problem!?

    I hope that you continue to try to find a realistic idea/solution for my problem!

    I payed some money for that!


  • dj_relly999
    dj_relly999 May 28, 2010

    HI! Try to check the ignition coil when it stall. If the ignition coil is hot, the car tends to stall. You will need to replace the coil for its faulty. Tell me how it goes. Take care!



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