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I have a Peugeot 206 HDi. When I insert my key and turn the ignition on all power is cut off from the battery; car goes completely dead. This happens when the key hits position three. You can hear the...
My 2006 Subaru Forester 2.0L manual has recently started beeping (a single beep) when first starting. Should I be concerned?
My Vauxhall Zafira 1.6 won't run. Starts for two seconds and then cuts out.
The current cold snap has caused extreme difficulty in starting my 58 Outback from cold. The local dealership claim no fault codes and have replaced all glowplugs without effect. They now intend checking...
Car has refused to start after working just fine. Each time started okay and then nothing. There is not the click of a starter motor when turning the key, but quiet clicking from under the fuse box, but...
After seven days of not using my car (normally its used daily), it wouldn't start today. Not only this, but there are no electrics, nothing! I opened the car using the key fob, but now the key fob won't...
I have a lovely, quite low mileage BMW 740i. Sometimes - unpredictably - it won't start on the first, second... even 13th or more turn of the key. It can be the first start of the day or after I have run...
I have a Rover 214 SEI which won't start. It pours petrol into bores on cranking, causing the plugs to foul.
I have a Rover 25 2001 model. Sometimes when I try to start the engine it wont turn over, as if the starter is jammed. It starts with a bump then it starts normally for a bit, then it will go wrong again.
I own a Volvo C70. In 2010, the immobilizer and antenna ring (cost £544) were replaced due to a failure to start. A problem has now arrived where the car will start goes to 2000rpm for three-to-five...
 

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