Hard to say. But how old is the battery? Terminals clean? If it happens again try and notice if the headlights are bright as normal or dim when you hit the starter. If they dim it's probably just the battery getting ready to crap out on you. If the battery is over 4 years old I would think about replacing it. If you replace it make sure you get a euro style battery with the vent connection for your vent tube, and it should exit out the bottom of the rear wheelwell.
im having the same problem with my car, so im anxious to see the problem. My fellow mechanic is going to look at my car on tuesday.....when i spoke to him he said it could be a number of things including the battery......its not just the starter that we could point our fingers to
so it was raining agian hard the past few days and the car's been driving ok.
but last night it wouldn't start agian. same problem.
it did seem to be something wrong with the battery connection - but after i tightened that down, the problem persisted:
i would turn the car to on and the dash lights would turn on. then, i would turn the key to start the car and everything would go dead and it sounded as if there was some kind of short. no turn over sound, no nothing. i would turn the key off. try again. and the same thing happend, the dash lights would go on, but upon starting the whole car would short out.
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