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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: 13 days ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Gavin Perry replied 13 days ago.

Hi my name is Gavin can I help you with this.

Customer: replied 13 days ago.
hope so
Expert:  Gavin Perry replied 13 days ago.

Have you replaced the starter itself yet ?

Customer: replied 13 days ago.
not at the moment have you any ideas
Expert:  Gavin Perry replied 13 days ago.

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

Customer: replied 13 days ago.
no i have not how could it check the starter
Expert:  Gavin Perry replied 13 days ago.

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

Customer: replied 13 days ago.
is there a way of testing it
Expert:  Gavin Perry replied 13 days 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 12 days ago.

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