Registered: 22nd Mar 2010
Just had my mini returned after needing a new clutch. The guy who fixed it said the ignition was proving a bit faulty needing to turn it on and off several times, and that it might be the relay. (perfectly fine before clutch went) Sure enough parked up in a car park when I came back it wouldn't turn engine over (no click like usual starter motor problem. )All the lights on the dash came on and went off as normal but had to keep turning key in switch on and off about 10 times and it suddenly fired up no problem. Wondering what might have been disturbed replacing the clutch. Any thoughts good peeps
I had an old Clio that would do the same thing, it was the switch wire to the starter motor, it had worked loose and although it looked ok the space between the push on and the spade terminal had widened and gave poor contact, pair of pliars readjusted the push on and never had that problem again, it's worth checking.