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Jul 6, 9:45am - #217193 
starting problems

alright guys, yesterday when i went to start my car its bogged hardcore while trying to start. At first it didnt even want to try to start. I kept trying it and when it finally did start my rpm needle went from 0 rpm to like -2000 rpm at first, then went jumped back to 800 rpm while i was idling. Once i get the car started it acts fine, accelerates fine and drives normal. The only engine mod i have done is installed a K&N Typhoon Intake about 4 months ago. Any idea's??

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Jul 6, 5:34pm - #217194 
the same thing happened to me. it was my battery. i got it replaced with a optima red top now it works great thumbsup

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Jul 6, 8:07pm - #217195 
It's normal for your car to jump up to around 2k sometimes at start up for a few seconds and then work its way back down.

Check your battery, and don't start your car with your AC on.


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Jul 7, 2:55pm - #217196 
alright i will go buy a battery and see if that helps.

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Jul 8, 12:01am - #217197 
dont buy a battery straight lol. have them test ur battery if its dead.

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