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Old 04-09-2008, 06:21 PM   #1
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Starting Problems

I have been having this problem for like 2 months now.

it cant be the battery because its brand new.

Sometimes the car will start with out a problem
and sometimes when I turn the key it wont even click over.

What could be the problem??


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Old 04-09-2008, 06:42 PM   #2
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you have bigger probs right now...LOL jk


uhmmmmmm i think the problem is circled on your grille.
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Old 04-09-2008, 06:44 PM   #3
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hahah no shit!!

ugghh wtf could it be!!!
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Probably a failing connection between the battery and starter.
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I dnt know but I think its my starter thats going bad because sometimes it will start and then you can hear it grind
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Well that is probably it then.
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Yeah I hopes soo!! I will Find out when I get my car back
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I had a similar problem. This sounds totally stupid, but turns out my clutch is extremely sensitive about being all the way to the floor before the ignition will work. If it's to the floor, great; if I come up even 1/4", no go. I was thinking all kinds of nightmare problems, but this was a simple fix - I push the clutch all the way in.

Not sure if every SVT is this way, or if there is an adjustment somehow......
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Nope I pushed the clutch in all the way and still wont start!
I think its just my starter
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I started having this same problem about ten days ago. It's buggin the hell out of me! It might do it every other day, then just works fine. I'll have to check my connections I guess. Is it possibly a relay??

For now, it's good to have a manual. Just give her a push, pop it in second, and off you go! Just ignore the looks from everybody that sees you!
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