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When this occurs are you losing all electrical power to all electronics or just the no crank from the starter occurs and you can still use the radio and lights as well as other components properly?
Let me know, thanks, Pete.
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With the issue you have described here this sounds like a fault with either the starter itself or the starter relay acting up.If you still have all power in the vehicle when this occurs.
I have seen both of these cause this fault here.
What needs to be done is when this issue occurs the starter relay and starter need to be tested electronically to locate which is at fault.This is done with a multimeter to test these.The relay will have power and ground command signals sent to then energize the starter.If all of the signals are present then the starter signals need to be tested.You should have power ( around 12 volts DC ) at the large wire on the starter at all times.You should also have power on the smaller ignition signal wire at the starter when the key is held in the crank position.If you have all of these signals then the starter needs to be replaced.
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Your welcome Geoff.
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