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Ignition problem - starting

My 2.2L S-10 just recently would not start. The starter has been replaced a couple of years ago. It is a manual transmission with the clutch switch, and that has always had a "lag" in it. Sometimes it does nothing but light up the dash lights, relays click, and fuel pumps, but no starter. Then occassionally when I slam my foot on the clutch it starts right up. Now its getting worse and taking 5 minutes or so.

I'm getting married in 2 weeks and can't afford nor don't have time to put it in the shop.

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  • tatemd Jul 01, 2008

    Probably not the battery and alternator replaced last summer, but I will have them checked just in case.

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The most common causes is a bad battery and alternator loading size.check both.

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