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Author Topic: Wont Start  (Read 2068 times)

Offline Dave63

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Wont Start
« on: January 20, 2017, 10:18:55 PM »
I m having a problem with my 2.3lt Galaxy 02 plate the engine wont turn over the RAC checked the Starter no problems with that, the battery has a full charge, but no power getting to the starter when the ignitions turned on, all lights on as per the norm, the central locking works so not sure where to look at next any ideas please .

Offline Kristaps Baltais

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Re: Wont Start
« Reply #1 on: January 20, 2017, 10:40:15 PM »
try to check key ignition. i had same problem with one of my cars a while ago, had to change coil because of that.
Buying this car after knowing all common problems feels bit sadistic, but then again, my main income is from growing potatoes in arctic.

Offline johnnyroper

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Re: Wont Start
« Reply #2 on: January 21, 2017, 06:45:23 AM »
If battery and starter are confirmed ok then I would be looking at the ignition switch. Pop the cowling off and check for power in to it and then see if it puts 12v out when in the start position

Offline insanitybeard

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Re: Wont Start
« Reply #3 on: January 21, 2017, 01:08:59 PM »
From your symptoms and the fact that you've got a 2.3 petrol it sounds like a relay 30 issue. If you find the tag cloud at the bottom right hand side of the main board index page of this forum and click on the relay 30 tag it will take you into some related threads which will give you more info.
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