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Posted: Sat May 05, 2007 6:26 pm 
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I have a mate that's got an EF Futura (auto), and allmost every time he starts his car, he has to flick the lights on and off before it will start.. Any one have any ideas on what will cause this???

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Posted: Sat May 05, 2007 6:36 pm 
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Just an idea but a mate had a security system that for some reason, to disarm it, you had to turn the lights on and off :? . Just and idea. 8-)

 

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Posted: Sat May 05, 2007 6:40 pm 
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the car is stock with no added extras lika alarms, imoberlisers, etc..

 

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Posted: Sat May 05, 2007 6:43 pm 
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Well his f**k isnt he....

 

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Posted: Sat May 05, 2007 10:44 pm 
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shnoza wrote:
Well his f**k isnt he....


yeah i was kinda hoping for more constructive solutions... lol

 

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Posted: Sat May 05, 2007 10:49 pm 
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Does it also work if he bashes the dash near where his left knee would be?

 

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Posted: Sat May 05, 2007 10:51 pm 
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twason wrote:
Does it also work if he bashes the dash near where his left knee would be?


not sure will have to ask him... if that is the case what would that be??

 

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Posted: Sat May 05, 2007 10:53 pm 
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The BEM can get dry joints on the PCB which makes starting intermittent at times.

 

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Posted: Sat May 05, 2007 11:07 pm 
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ok will try it... cheers

 

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Posted: Sun May 06, 2007 12:24 am 
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i dont have an answer to your question but i have a similar problem in my ed. more often than not the car will not start unless i hold the key in the start position and release the handbrake, but then there is the very rare occasion that the car will start normally once you turn the key.

i like the idea of dry points on the BEM as this is directly above the handbrake. how would go about fixing this. is it as simple as spraying the contacts with electrical contact cleaner or some spray along those lines

 

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