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E34 525i M20 (Australian Model) Ignition Clunking Noise

On ignition the car goes clunk but on second ignition not a problem I have checked 80amp fusible link, new battery & leads, checked starter motor, new spark plugs any ideas
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Sounds to me like the starter solonoid is not ingaging 1st time. could be a bad connection or its on its way out, you may have to change the whole starter motor if the solonoid and motor are one unit.

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