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Soooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo I got into my car....

and it wont start. it doesnt even try. I had just gotten done driving it 5 seconds earlier. wtf!? Wire come loose? anyone else have this problem?
STarter doesnt even click....I do hear relays when I turn the key to the accy point


Modified by DigitaIK at 9:34 PM 7-19-2005
 

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time to roll start it, hehe
sorry i am not of help
 

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Re: Soooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo I got into my car.... (speedtriple43)

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Happens to millions daily. Maybe a hot start problem? Need more info; sounds, ever happen before, etc.

no sounds, never before, completely out of nowhere.... ran awesome, fast, hard, rockin....parked quick to go run in and get something, came back out and nothing.
 

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Re: Soooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo I got into my car.... (DigitaIK)

seatbelt plugged in? Plug in thingy has flaky connection? Little wire fell off the starter? Do you have a multimeter to check voltage at starter? Are you still at the store??
 

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Re: Soooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo I got into my car.... (Bondoboy)

Quote, originally posted by DigitaIK »

no sounds, never before, completely out of nowhere.... ran awesome, fast, hard, rockin....parked quick to go run in and get something, came back out and nothing.

Sounds like your starter is packing it in. Usually happens after a hard run like that.
Tap the starter. Give it a couple whacks with the butt end of tool, then crank again.


Modified by 87JettaKid at 10:01 PM 7-19-2005
 

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Re: Soooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo I got into my car.... (87JettaKid)

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Tap the starter. Give it a couple whacks with the butt end of tool, then crank again.

it'll be easy to get under there.... (stupid 3''+ drop)
the jacks just sink in at my parking lot
 

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Re: Soooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo I got into my car.... (Bondoboy)

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seatbelt plugged in? Plug in thingy has flaky connection? Little wire fell off the starter? Do you have a multimeter to check voltage at starter? Are you still at the store??

I think it works w/out the seatbelt anyways? im gonna check the starter tomorrow, no multimeter but I do have a testlight I'll put on it...
 

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Re: Soooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo I got into my car.... (DigitaIK)

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it'll be easy to get under there.... (stupid 3''+ drop)
the jacks just sink in at my parking lot

You have an auto? Thats not helping us out much.
 

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Re: Soooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo I got into my car.... (87JettaKid)

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Could be a hundred things, more info we need.
ignition switch
battery
grounds
starter solenoid
etc.

ignition switch seems to work ok, battery is an optima red top, I tried re-seating the terminals.... what grounds would I look at? I dont think its the ignition switch, as I hear the accy relays click and **** when I turn the key
 

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Re: Soooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo I got into my car.... (kweetech)

if you absolutely need to start it, find one/two friends and if you push it to about 5mph in second gear and pop the clutch while turning the iginition it will start, had the same problem in my jetta, enabed me to drive to the autoparts store to buy a new starter
good luck
 
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