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Old 12-14-2018, 06:30 PM
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Put the key in the ignition, turn it to start, wait 3 seconds while holding it there, and it starts, no problems, every time. Signs of a failing ignition switch?


I read a bunch of the older ignition switch issues and this one seemed a little different. I do understand my options now though if it is the switch.
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Old 12-14-2018, 10:03 PM
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I've definitely run into this before but I can't remember what causes it. Maybe Stew knows.
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Old 12-17-2018, 06:52 AM
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Check your battery/starter cable & wire connections are in good condition and tightly secured on the battery posts and to starter.
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Old 12-17-2018, 11:31 AM
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Starter relay maybe?
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Old 01-04-2019, 05:56 PM
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I had the exact same issue, for about a year. I got used to turning the key to On before putting on my seatbelt and getting situated (so that the delay didn't irritate me). Just noticed the last time I fired it up, that the problem has magically disappeared.

I'm no help, at all, but at least you know it's not the end of the world
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Old 01-04-2019, 06:18 PM
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Yes, I can crank and hold it or 3 seconds or leave it in position 2 for 3 seconds and then crank, either option it starts right away.



Annoying but I have bigger issues to work on right now. If it does not start then that is number 1.
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Old 01-11-2019, 12:57 AM
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Yep, very annoying. Never did figure mine out, it just magically fixed itself one day
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Sounds like a ground wire issue. Esp. if it magic is involved. I know a few guys who have run a seprate gound wire from the ecu box to the chassis (a good ground) and most, if not all issues, have magically disappeared. It couldn't hurt.
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Old 01-11-2019, 07:24 PM
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Sounds like a ground wire issue. Esp. if it magic is involved. I know a few guys who have run a separate ground wire from the ecu box to the chassis (a good ground) and most, if not all issues, have magically disappeared. It couldn't hurt.
Might be worth it for a test
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Old 01-18-2019, 12:08 PM
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Let us know if that fixes it.
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Old 01-18-2019, 02:39 PM
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I've definitely run into this before but I can't remember what causes it. Maybe Stew knows.
It's a security software issue. You need to run a procedure called F-out. Some guys just call it fout. Back in the day we had a disc we had to run it with. It might fix it for a while if you do a hard reset. That's disconnecting both battery cables and touching them together. That drains all the capacitors so all systems totally go off.

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