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Jan 14, 10:06pm - #374969 
wont start

brand new battery, even load tests fine, all electronics in car work, when started it clicks once, what the hell is it, oh btw its below zero here outside


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Jan 14, 10:08pm - #374970 
possibly frozen fuel lines. How much gas is in your car?

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Jan 14, 10:10pm - #374971 
wont even start to turn over, not a chance
all our other cars start...


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Jan 14, 10:14pm - #374972 
fuel lines can freeze if there's less than 1/4 of a tank in the car. But if it won't start to turn over then I'd say your alternator or selonoid, but it's odd that it would just go like that.

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Jan 14, 10:19pm - #374973 
starter

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Jan 14, 10:21pm - #374974 
here's an idea that could work and usually does when it's cold out. Try starting it in nuetral instead of park if the car is an auto tranny.

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Jan 14, 10:23pm - #374975 
it should click more than once if you hold it in the start position.

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Jan 14, 10:28pm - #374976 
nope
we tried to push start it, it turns over, just too cold to get motivation to keep trying, i think the starter is out, im sure the tow and the bill will kick my ass


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Jan 14, 10:33pm - #374977 
then yeah you need a new selenoid. It's not a hard job, just do it yourself. Granted it is cold as hell out there

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Jan 14, 10:36pm - #374978 
how much she cost, i have a warrenty on my car, i have a 100 dollar deductable


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Jan 14, 10:49pm - #374979 
then just get it done under warrenty too fucking cold for that job

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Jan 14, 10:52pm - #374980 
ur right


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Jan 15, 1:12am - #374981 
ill keep you posted


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Jan 15, 11:18am - #374982 
Originally Posted by spaztikid
starter


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Jan 16, 8:27pm - #374983 
Let us know for future reference.


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Jan 17, 4:04pm - #374984 
for all who said starter..u r right!!

it is covered under my extended warrenty minus 17 bucks for part of the tow. she will be back wednesday morning


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Jan 17, 4:26pm - #374985 
that sucks though man!

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