Vauxhall Agila Starter motor overrun

2005 Vauxhall Agila Problem

Ref#15445
CarVauxhall Agila 1.2 Twinsport
Year2005
OwnerSteve W
Posted01/08/2013
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Starting from cold e.g. early morning or after standing for a couple of hours, the starter motor carries on running for 2 or 3 seconds after the engine has started.
A new starter motor was fitted in April this year and the battery is about 2 years old.
Problem Category
Engine, Cooling System & Drivetrain

Electrics, ECU, Warnings & Lights

Running Rough, Starting & Power Loss


Solution 1
roverman | Driver | Since: Apr 2013 | Posts: 0 | Fixes: 389 | View Garage
Suggested Solution

the starter motor should stop when you release key cutting power to starter get your ignition switch checked


Posted on Thursday 1st of August 2013
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Solution 2
bustedknuckles | Driver | Since: Nov 2011 | Posts: 2 | Fixes: 1461 | View Garage
Suggested Solution

Possibly the mechanical lock sticking causing the switch to stay on or a faulty switch as there plastic and not very good ,but more likley just the mechanical lock requires lubricated.


Posted on Thursday 1st of August 2013
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Solution 3
bustedknuckles | Driver | Since: Nov 2011 | Posts: 2 | Fixes: 1461 | View Garage
Suggested Solution

If you can move your ignition key back ever so slightly when the fault happens it should stop the starter running and prove that the fault lies with the ignition.


Posted on Thursday 1st of August 2013
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