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Old 11-20-2012, 07:37 AM   #1
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cold this morn,went to startup car and the lights dont even dim..starter conn? or is there another pontiac problem?
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on a 03 there would be pnp sensor on the trans thats like the old nuetral switch in funtion. i would test the little wire on the starter and if nothing work your way back to the ign
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it did it once almost,turned key and there was a delay..same thing?
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what do you mean it started once?
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there was a 2 sec delay then it started..
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If you haven't already, try starting in neutral.
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hammer to starter fixed it...bought new one obb starters 85 bucks
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Good deal. Thanks for keeping this updated.
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autozone 144.00 advanced 145.00.. 85 obb and free shipping
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