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Old 10th May 2005, 16:01   #1
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Default Battery or started/solenoid

My Indica(42000 done) sometimes refuses to start. The starter motor goes just half turn, like what happens with a weak battery. But it happens very rarely. typically once a week. One mechanic says battery is gone. Other says if battery problem then it should manifest itself mostly in mornings so starter/solenoid gone and starter motor overhaul has to be done. anybody else faced such a problem? It comes occaisonally, once it came when car had been parked for 4 hours, another time it came in morning. And once it came when car had been parked for just 30 minutes. Push starting starts the car.
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judging by the mileage it sounds like the battery. Go to the battery wallah and check the voltage- that should confim it.
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its the starter motor problem
faced it in my palio.
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