[T3] no start -- but just drove it!

Mike Fisher fisherfarms at gmail.com
Fri Jan 13 09:32:48 PST 2012

It could be a bad wire/ground on the starter/solenoid or wonky ignition switch?

On Fri, Jan 13, 2012 at 9:15 AM, Bryon Garvin <spinningrooves at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all -
> 71 Fastback/FI/MT
> Drove my son to school today.  Returned to the car and it wouldn't start.
>  It is just below freezing today and the car started fine.  Drove 4 miles
> to the school, dropped him off.  Got back in, turned the key, got both oil
> and generator lights, fuel pump ran and stopped.  Turned the key to start
> position....nothing.  Not a peep.  Tried many times then locked the door
> and walked to work.
> Is it possible that the cold weather is doing something to the starter that
> might change when it gets a few degrees above freezing?  I have had ZERO
> issues with starting this car in the cold and sub-freezing temps.  After
> all, it started at my house and I drove it this morning.
> The car isn't too far from work, but I DO have to work today so dealing
> with it is going to be interesting.  Any suggestions ?
>  - Bryon, '71 Fastback
> ps - sorry to just ask without doing a lot of research.  My time is limited
> today to get it running.  I searched the archives but my key words weren't
> narrowing threads down very fast.  I'll keep looking.....
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