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Category: Mitsubishi
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2000 montero sport v6 .. ran fine...went into store... hr

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2000 montero sport v6 .. ran fine...went into store... hr later ... nothing....
first thought battery...tried jump no go...installed new battery...charged new battery..
thought it might have been on shelf too long...reinstalled...anti theft...horn etc...went
off...disconnected ...went home got the key fob...hooked up battery and horn started again...unlocked with key fob and horn stopped. still nothing when trying to start.
can start by jumping selenoid with screw driver. but with key nothing.
where do i start..
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Mitsubishi
Expert:  Doug replied 1 year ago.


Am I understanding correctly that when you short the solenoid with a screw driver the starter operates and the engine runs?