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Offline MIJ_JAGGER

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Re: Car battery fine, but won't crank?
« Reply #15 on: March 29, 2018, 09:52:23 pm »
Na you’ll be alright, the guide I linked is pretty much all it.
I did manage to get both bolts out from the top mind, bit fiddly but doable if you don’t fancy jacking the car up

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Re: Car battery fine, but won't crank?
« Reply #16 on: March 29, 2018, 10:42:13 pm »
That sounds good to me. Would rather do everything from the top if possible.

Will let you know how I get on.

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Re: Car battery fine, but won't crank?
« Reply #17 on: February 06, 2021, 04:34:25 pm »
did you get it sorted just wondering was it the starter?
Having a similar problem bought a an 05  that was starting fine when bought but now a week later it does nothing when the key is turned. no errors on dashboard, lights and radio working tried jumping and no luck not sure if battery is done or if better top get a mechanic to sort the starter or solinoid

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Re: Car battery fine, but won't crank?
« Reply #18 on: June 16, 2021, 06:38:23 am »
@carlosthejackel did you get this figured out?
I’ve got essentially the same problem. Ta.

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Re: Car battery fine, but won't crank?
« Reply #19 on: June 16, 2021, 10:51:01 am »
Yeah man was the starter my mechanic fitted a second hand one and got it going again