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Starter problems my car has an intermittent starting fault, it can be ok for days then will not start on the key, the dash lights etc are ok, and it will go with a small roll and bump start, a local garage has cleaned the connections on the starter etc and said it should be fine, but it still keeps happening . i dont want to fork out for a new starter if that is not the problem

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  • iameltel Jul 03, 2008

    have got same problem runs ok for weeks then absolutely nothing. charged battery other day car started first time then tried again ignition lights all light up but nothing happens not even engine turning over, just about hear solenoid on starter?

  • anniex Aug 07, 2008

    My Ford Escort can run fine for weeks, then, after a journey, either long or short, it will not start. The lights and radio etc come on, but there is no sound at all on turning the key. I then have to wait between 10 minutes and an hour, and then it will start again. It happens in all weathers, but never first thing in a morning - only after a run. It can happen once in a month, or (like today) three times in one day. Then, it can go weeks and no problem, and I assume the problem has gone away, only for it to happen out of the blue again. We've checked the battery and spark plugs etc.



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Checkyour ignition coil ?

and have your starter looked at or it could be a fault with the ecu

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I have had to replace the ignition switch 3 times since 12/2006. Might want to have them look at that...

My non-start fault is not constant or consistant.

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You have to make sure that the local dealer you mention checks ALL ground wires, and their connections.u should drop by again.if it's OK it have to be something else

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