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My renault laguna wont start this morning, i live in a

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Customer: my renault laguna wont start this morning, i live in a remote area and it is very cold. i had this problem about 4 days ago, and got a jump start from my neighbours car, this seemed to solve thwe problem, but this morning even with the jump start, when i push the start button, there is nothing. the heater fan and radio work ok, but the damn thing just wont turn over.
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Customer: 52 plate renault laguna estate privildge 1.9 turbo deisel.
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Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: UK Car
Expert:  Nathan B replied 10 months ago.

Hi there

Welcome to ja.com

I hope I can help you today but first I need top ask you some questions do my answer will be better sourced.

1. When you try and start it do the lights on the dash go dim like a flat battery?

2. Will the car start if you bump start it in gear down a hill or being pushed?

3.recently when starting the car had there been any intermittent starting problems?

Any other info you can give is appreciated.

I look forward to your replies

Thanks

Nathan

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Hi Nathan. Turns out its the starter motor. I had to get the dog to the vets, and my Mother-in-Law came over to take us. When we got back, about 15mins ago, She noticed a faint clicking, so she said it was the starter motor. We rocked the car back and forth, and hey presto it started. Turns out it was affected by the cold weather.
Thanks for your help but i don't need you now.Steve
Expert:  Nathan B replied 10 months ago.

Not a problem

That was the direction I was heading by the questions I asked.

If you require any assistance in the future you can get me here.

Thanks

Nathan

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