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Old 12-20-2011, 01:03 PM   #1
Ashton Blake
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Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Barrie/Whitby/oshawa
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My Ride: 323
Feels like one thing after another, help

Hey, so a while back i discovered my car had intermediate starting problems.
Hold on to your hat becuase this is a rediculously long story and its very very frustrating.
the intermediate starting problems became more and more stubborn, but the car always worked when it was bump started. I go to school for mechanics so i am decently automotive savy. I started to diagnose the car and went straight to the battery, took it to get tested perfect CCA and perfect volts. I sucked it up and went and bought a starter after 3 very cold days in the garage in canada ( couple hours at a time) got the whole intake manifold off and the new starter in. Everything together and guess what.. still doesnt start ( intermedietly).

lastly i read online somewhere it could be the ignition switch, but i dont see how that would affect it ?

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