Date: Sun, 17 Mar 2002 13:25:04 +0000
From: danny <>
Subject: Re: No startup, 900 '94.

Richard Baker wrote: > Hello Group, > 1. Original battery on my 900 auto 1994 shows dead after no start. > 2. Rescue service jumped me, car starts first time, drives home no probs. > 3. Replace battery. No start, just click. > 4. Try new ignition switch. Still no start. Try another battery, no > start. > 5. Jump starts fine from other car. > 6. Try original ig switch, starts fine from jump but not from own current. > 7. Clean solonoid contact, still no self-start but continues starting from > jump. > 8. Warning lights show no problems. > > Any ideas out there? > > Many thanks > Richard Excess current draw on starter motor sounds likely? - jumping it gives more current. Either you are lucky and have a bad earth or cable, or the starter is drawing too much current - replace starter motor with known good unit for test. -- Regards, Danny (a purely hobby site) (UK advert for my mobile espresso service) swap Z for above characters in email address to reply

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