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Old 02-10-2014, 02:02 PM   #1
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cold morning no start

hey...so here's my issue. its been cold as f here the last few weeks, having a starting issue first crank in the morning. foot in on the clutch, turn the key and nothing, no crank, no clicking....nothing happens. i noticed a few weeks ago that i would turn the key, nothing would happen for about a second and then it would start to crank, the last few mornings the no crank has started happening. if i "pump" clutch pedal a few times and it fires right up. im maybe thinking the clutch position sensor on the pedal. any thoughts?


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Old 02-10-2014, 02:07 PM   #2
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Could be the switch. It's not mounted the best. And some have an adjustable plunger.

Other thought is the battery cables. Clean them and make sure they are snug.
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^^^ X2 on those suggestions.

Switch can get bumped out of position, floor mats can make it hard to press the pedal far enough etc..

Switch can be bypassed for testing with a bent paper clip in the plug connector, just make sure to insulate from grounding against metal.

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battery cables are good...just had a look at them, clean and tight(just how i like my women;) haha!!) ill have a look at the switch when we're not getting dumped on with snow! 50cm coming in the next few days. thanks for the suggestions!
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