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Offline kbmduncan

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No start Vitara
« on: May 13, 2018, 09:47:07 PM »
 Gday Peeps  , My 1994 Vitara Estate has a starting issue,  ,basically very intermittently it doesn't want to start i can drive it to the shops for say a 2 minute trip and it wont start straight away afterwards  then a few minutes later it starts , Then drive it for 30 minutes no problem . then to day it just wont start, Battery is fine , Dash light's light up ,  Any idea's where to start looking would be great Thanks.
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Re: No start Vitara
« Reply #1 on: May 14, 2018, 11:49:01 AM »
Does it crank over and not fire, or no crank at all?
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Re: No start Vitara
« Reply #2 on: May 14, 2018, 08:30:29 PM »
EFI? Change out the fuel pump relay, $5 item and an easy change regardless
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Re: No start Vitara
« Reply #3 on: May 15, 2018, 08:17:43 PM »
if no crank, by now the brushes in the starter will be pretty worn, thats what stops most starters from working.

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Re: No start Vitara
« Reply #4 on: May 17, 2018, 06:45:00 PM »
x2 on the starter.

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Re: No start Vitara
« Reply #5 on: May 21, 2018, 11:23:23 PM »
EFI? Change out the fuel pump relay, $5 item and an easy change regardless
no crank at all thought there might be a relay for the start motor , The start motor has been swapped out in the last 12 months . so where might i find the fuel pump relay ? thanks in advance .
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Re: No start Vitara
« Reply #6 on: May 21, 2018, 11:40:14 PM »
Does it crank over and not fire, or no crank at all?
no crank at all.
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Re: No start Vitara
« Reply #7 on: May 22, 2018, 05:37:35 PM »
What voltage do you have on the battery? Can you hear a click sound come from the starter when you turn the key. Are the battery terminals clean and tight.
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Re: No start Vitara
« Reply #8 on: May 24, 2018, 04:38:14 PM »
Mine started to play up when my son was driving it . Instead of trying to do all sorts of technical fault finding i got a broom handle and hit the started motor as he turned the key. It turned over , so I rang up Tim and arranged for him to rebuild my started and its worked ever since.
Tims only a short drive from where you are if this turns out to be your issue.  Turns bit of a pun there .