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I have a 2009 impala, it sometimes takes as many as 30 times

Customer Question

I have a 2009 impala, it sometimes takes as many as 30 times before contact to
JA: Are you fixing your Impala yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: starter, so far the dealership has charged 0ver $ 600. and each time they say it is fixed the next day same problem, no contact to starter..
JA: When you turn the key, do you get a single loud click, or a series of rapid ones?
Customer: Nothing
JA: What is the make/model of your car?
Customer: 2009 chevy impala
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  Kavey replied 1 month ago.

Hello. My name is ***** ***** I will be helping you today.

What has the dealer done?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
the dealer has replaced a harness from the ignition to wherever and just replaced the ignition fuse . None of this has made any difference. there is no contact from the ignition to the starter, it takes several tries to make contact.
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
The car may start okay today, the next day, it may or may not start, normally.
Expert:  Kavey replied 1 month ago.

Is it starting right now? We need tt to be acting up to test it.

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
but it is not here, my girlfriend is driving it.
Expert:  Kavey replied 1 month ago.

Well if shes driving it it wouldnt help to have it there anyway. We need it to be acting up to test it. We just gotta trace the circuit from the key to the starter and see where we are losing connection.

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
can I get back with you when the car is here?
Expert:  Kavey replied 1 month ago.

Yep. Just reply to this same post. Ill be around all day.