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Old 01-12-2008, 07:01 PM   #1 (permalink)
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95 318is starter problem?

Hello,

I have a 1995 318is, 5 speed with 240,000 km on it. When the car is driven for a while and I shut the engine off I can not start it again. It looks like the starter stops working as the engine does not turn over. If I let the car sit for a while (1 hr or so) it will start with no problems. The battery in my car is pretty new and I think its not the cause of the problem. Is there any other thing besides the starter motor that could be causing this problem, like a defective switch or something? Any help would be appreciated.

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? thats weird..... might be your solnoid does it click at all?? if so try a couple times and try hitting the starter with something (i use a long screw driver and a hammer) if that works the starter is on its way out....
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sound like a starter issue to me too.
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