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VZ won't start without help

Titchin

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My VZ won't start without help, when I turn the ignition on the dash lights up like normal,but when I turn the key nothing , I took the exciter wire of the starter motor , and cranked the motor over ,with a screwdriver, replaced the exciter wire , then the car started with the key , the car will then start with the key all-day , but the next day the same thing , the car has a new battery, any help would be greatly appreciated.
 

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Sounds like solenoid or starter trouble. If you are handy with tools, dismantle the starter and give it a good clean. Carefull putting it back together as it is easy to break the commutator brushes. If solenoid trouble, buy a new one from auto elec. They are not designed to be repaired. Enjoy.
 

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I will give it a try, and get back to you, thanks mate.
 

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Remove battery leads and clean inside connections and battery terminal posts with sand paper/emery cloth/battery cleaning tool.
And while the leads are disconnected check c/clean connections to starter.
And how old is the remote ?
I have known remotes to cause problems with starting when the remote battery is old
 

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Remove battery leads and clean inside connections and battery terminal posts with sand paper/emery cloth/battery cleaning tool.
And while the leads are disconnected check c/clean connections to starter.
And how old is the remote ?
I have known remotes to cause problems with starting when the remote battery is old
Remove battery leads and clean inside connections and battery terminal posts with sand paper/emery cloth/battery cleaning tool.
And while the leads are disconnected check c/clean connections to starter.
And how old is the remote ?
I have known remotes to cause problems with starting when the remote battery is old
Sounds like solenoid or starter trouble. If you are handy with tools, dismantle the starter and give it a good clean. Carefull putting it back together as it is easy to break the commutator brushes. If solenoid trouble, buy a new one from auto elec. They are not designed to be repaired. Enjoy.
Remove battery leads and clean inside connections and battery terminal posts with sand paper/emery cloth/battery cleaning tool.
And while the leads are disconnected check c/clean connections to starter.
And how old is the remote ?
I have known remotes to cause problems with starting when the remote battery is old
Remove battery leads and clean inside connections and battery terminal posts with sand paper/emery cloth/battery cleaning tool.
And while the leads are disconnected check c/clean connections to starter.
And how old is the remote ?
I have known remotes to cause problems with starting when the remote battery is old
I will give it a try, and get back to you, thanks mate.
I removed the starter and gave it a clean , before I put it back in l tested it on the bench, no problems, when I put it back in the same thing , after l cranked it at the starter and went back to the key, l can hear the petrol pump kick in, then the car starts no problem, the car will start all day now , but tomorrow lwill have to crank it again, what do you reckon?
Remove battery leads and clean inside connections and battery terminal posts with sand paper/emery cloth/battery cleaning tool.
And while the leads are disconnected check c/clean connections to starter.
And how old is the remote ?
I have known remotes to cause problems with starting when the remote battery is old
 

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I removed the starter and gave it a clean , before I put it back in l tested it on the bench, no problems, when I put it back in the same thing , after l cranked it at the starter and went back to the key, l can hear the petrol pump kick in, then the car starts no problem, the car will start all day now , but tomorrow lwill have to crank it again, what do you reckon?
I removed the starter and gave it a clean , before I put it back in l tested it on the bench, no problems, when I put it back in the same thing , after l cranked it at the starter and went back to the key, l can hear the petrol pump kick in, then the car starts no problem, the car will start all day now , but tomorrow lwill have to crank it again, what do you reckon?
I removed the starter and gave it a clean , before I put it back in l tested it on the bench, no problems, when I put it back in the same thing , after l cranked it at the starter and went back to the key, l can hear the petrol pump kick in, then the car starts no problem, the car will start all day now , but tomorrow lwill have to crank it again, what do you reckon?
The battery is new the connection's are new , l did check the leads , all good, l had the remote checked by our local locksmith again all good, anything else you can think of, l will have a go at, thanks for your time.
 

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Remove battery leads and clean inside connections and battery terminal posts with sand paper/emery cloth/battery cleaning tool.
And while the leads are disconnected check c/clean connections to starter.
And how old is the remote ?
I have known remotes to cause problems with starting when the remote battery is old
The battery is new the connection's are new, did check the leads, all good, anything else you can think of, l will have a go at, thanks for your time.
 

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The battery is new the connection's are new, did check the leads, all good, anything else you can think of, l will have a go at, thanks for your time.
I had the remote checked by our local locksmith again all good, thanks again.
 
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