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95 legacy starting delay?
Posted 05 August 2017 - 09:10 AM
Lately I have noticed on my 95 5MT legacy a small delay between turning the key and it turning over. This morning it wouldn't start and after repeated tries I kept the key turned for say ten seconds and it started. Is that the starter or could be something else?
Thanks so much.
Posted 18 August 2017 - 11:28 PM
I have one that has a little weak spot in it if you don't twist the key quite so far it starts really fast. Otherwise I don't know if I am completely understanding what your saying.
Posted 19 August 2017 - 12:40 PM
Worn Ignition switch contacts.
replace the switch, or add a relay or pushbutton or both.
I personally like a pushbutton that triggers a relay......but the 12v+ for the button I run through a first relay triggered on by the key on......so no accidental;y cranking starter without key on.
Posted 19 August 2017 - 10:54 PM
Which of the following is it, paying particular attention to when the starter relay clicks, it makes an audible noise.
1. Turn key - delay - click - start
2. Turn key- click - delay - start
I would think #2 is failing solenoid contacts.
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