Engine starting problem

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Engine starting problem

Postby MOTHPRINCE78 » Sun Feb 25, 2018 3:46 pm

Engine won’t start sometimes after going for a drive, I stopped to get some fuel and the car wouldn’t even turn over, no power at all no lights. Seems like a battery problem, BUT I got the battery tested and it’s complete fine. Tried starting it again the other day and same problem, so left it a day and went to try again and it fired up no problem! Anyone know what this could be or what could be causing it?
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Re: Engine starting problem

Postby Jasonmarie » Sun Feb 25, 2018 3:51 pm

Sounds like the earth on the battery there has been a number of people saying the same thing . take off and give it a good clean
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Re: Engine starting problem

Postby Dreamachine » Sun Feb 25, 2018 7:03 pm

Yeah sounds like a bad earth from the battery to the body

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Re: Engine starting problem

Postby Peter-S » Sun Feb 25, 2018 11:15 pm

I agree, check the earths but also check that the small black wire on the positive terminal of the battery is sound.
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