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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
I'm curious, does this vehicle have an alarm/remote starter? If so I expect the installer didn't wire it correctly ... it was an all too frequent issue, with inexperienced installers we had .... I would first suspect any add-on device first (if any) ... In answer to your question ... I know it does have a relay (Starter solenoid is a relay and built onto the starter) As far as it being a relay or the IGN switch ... I'm skeptical.
Posted on May 05, 2009
Have you checked the EGR valve, and or the air flow sensor? both could cause it not to start!
Also ensure the earth battery lead has a good connection to the car body from the battery.
Please get back to me if your unsure about these parts.
Posted on Feb 12, 2010
The fuse it doing it's job, you have a short ( Wire that is connected to a ground, that draws too much power )
If you have an electrical schematic ( Repair manual ) find out which wires are connected to that fuse and check them for any chaffing, cuts, unnesassary twists, or corrosion.
If you have a ohm-meter, isolate the system ( by disconnecting the fuse, and other connections. Then check for any resistance on wires that should not be connected ( because you disconnected them ) by having one Lead on the wire's connector and the other meter-lead on your car's frame. A good wire will not have continuity if it is isolated.
Posted on Apr 10, 2010
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