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Ignition failure Not always, but becoming more regular, I will turn my ignition switch when starting and all I get is a click. Sometimes jiggling the key inside the switch will start it right away, other times it will take 2,3,or 4 times moving the key around inside the switch and starting over. When it starts, it starts like a champ. The battery is new. I'm thinking it's the ignition switch, but doing some research I'm seeing the igniter may also be suspect. Any comments and suggestions will be appreciated.

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    Derwin Villanueva Jun 29, 2008

    You have the same symptoms as my 94 TLC. I suspected the starter/solenoid, took it to the shop and sure enough $300 dollars laters starter replaced problem fixed.

  • johnc1025 Jul 16, 2008

    When the key is turned to the start position nothing happens, no click or any sound. If you turn key off and then try again it will start on third or fourth time. Has new battery so that's not the problem. Starter solenoid doesn't seem to be the problem since there is no noise when it doesn't work. Maybe faulty ignition switch or is there a solenoid/relay that is activated when you turn the key that makes electrical contact with the starter soleniod. If there is then maybe that's the problem. Anybody have any suggestions.


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