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Old 29-01-2013, 14:37   #1 (permalink)
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Car wont start - Possible electric problem?

Last week I tried to start the ZR but wouldn't start as I hadn't been out in it for a few days and had really cold weather. Anyway gave the battery a charge, fitted back in and been fine up until last night. Driving along and my sub cut out, when I got home found that the fuse in my amp had blown. Left it until today to find that the car wont lock/unlock using the key fob and it wont start?! When the key is turned to the II position, it bleeps and the hazards are flashing (Both indicator lights and Hazard lights on dashboard flashing as well). Try to start it but it just cuts out when you think it's going to start?

By the way it's a Mk1 ZR 105 2004

Has anyone had this problem before? Any ideas?
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I would say that you have low car battery problem, and might be alternator problem as well.
I would suggest to check voltage alternator is giving while engine is running and to check the condition of the battery if it is up to the job on cold time.
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I would say that you have low car battery problem, and might be alternator problem as well.
I would suggest to check voltage alternator is giving while engine is running and to check the condition of the battery if it is up to the job on cold time.
Cheers for the help, I'm going to get a new battery tonight and see how that goes as I had problems last week. If not I'll check the alternator. Thanks again

*Edit* - Would the battery or alternator explain why the hazards are flashing before starting though?
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It would explain if alarm is acting on low battery voltage.
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It would explain if alarm is acting on low battery voltage.
Ahh of course, appreciate your help.
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