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Old 03-17-2004, 15:52   #1 (permalink)
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sometimes my car wont start at all, you turn the key on accsessorys and you get the reds up, you turn it further and nothing at all happens, no click nothing.. I think ive narrowed it down to be the ignition switch.. anyone had this problem before??
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YES - mine was a kill switch that a wire fell out the back of.
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Old 03-17-2004, 20:48   #3 (permalink)
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obviously that someone else has put in though huh..
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Re: starting problems

im not sure what the EFI cars have but my xf has a starter relay... yours could be sticking if it has one....
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Re: starting problems

Could be neutral safety switch on the way out. Mine did that for a while, had me beat cause it would start after wiggling a couple of wires in the engine harness, but the wiggling and the starting had absolutely nothing to do with each other. Twilight zone stuff.

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Old 03-23-2004, 05:34   #6 (permalink)
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hmm, that could be my problem, I really should take it to a auto electrician and actually get them to diagnose the problem, just don't want to fork out money if its something I can work out myself, but it has me absolutley ROOTED.. There are so many things that it could actually be.

hopefully its not gonna be big bucks though!

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Re: starting problems

my ed did the samething it turn out to be the smart lock computer, find sameone with the same computer and swap them over and see what happens, but it must be the same colour


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