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The car is fine on short runs but if i go any further than

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the car is fine on short runs but if i go any further than 30 mins once its witched off it will not start, when you turn the key it clicks but wont turn over. i have changed the relay to the starter and the cranksharft sencer but the same happends, dont no if its something getting hot but after a few hours it starts fine
JA: Can you turn the steering wheel at all? And what about the key? Is it worn or damaged?
Customer: you can turn the wheel the key does have some wear but why would that happen only after a long drive not all the time. if i go out now it will start time after time
JA: What year is your MINI?
Customer: sorry its a 2005 jeep grand cherokee
JA: Are you fixing your MINI yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: its not a mini its a jeep
JA: Anything else you want the Mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Gavin Perry replied 7 months ago.

Hi my name is ***** ***** I help you with this.

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
hope so
Expert:  Gavin Perry replied 7 months ago.

Have you replaced the starter itself yet ?

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
not at the moment have you any ideas
Expert:  Gavin Perry replied 7 months ago.

I have had customers cars do the same sticking starter motor when hot.

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
no i have not how could it check the starter
Expert:  Gavin Perry replied 7 months ago.

?? I said I have had cars in my workshop with the same issue ie sticking starter motor when hot.

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
is there a way of testing it
Expert:  Gavin Perry replied 7 months ago.

Only getting it replaced or reconditioned if you are going for the later explain to them what is happening with the starter when you drop it off.

Expert:  Gavin Perry replied 7 months ago.

If you need me just get back to me regards Gavin.