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99 Corolla has trouble starting in weather ABOVE freezing. When it's 32 or below, starts like a champ. Battery is fine. Above 32, I get just one click and then silence. I wait and try (repeatedly) until it starts, but I'm afraid I will get stranded somewhere. Mechanic checked starter and could not find problem.

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Check wiring around battery area bad connection make sure good ground too engine

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I'm having the same problem. The dealership keeps telling me it's the starter. I've replaced starter and still have the same problem. I have had all the wiring and new key swith put in and still have the same problem. I guess were in the same boat!!!

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SOURCE: intermittent starting problem -2004 Porsche Boxster s

it is your ignition switch, you need to replace it, you can do this by removing the plastic casing around the steering column, remove the ignition by taking out all of the bolts and putting a new one in, once you remove the plastic casing you will see how to remove the ingnition, just a few bolts.

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SOURCE: mazda tribute 2005 want start

have battery load tested at locale auto parts. you may have a bad cell .if ok sounds like a selinoid problem

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SOURCE: 1994 corolla: hard to start

If it is happening more frequently in cold or damp weather it could be a spark issue. Wet or damp weather can effect spark plug wires if there is even minor damage to them (usually occurs durring rain). The other things that come to mind are the fuel pump and lastly the fuel line check ball that is in the fuel tank. If it is leaking then all the fuel in the line will drain back into the tank over night (pressure lost in the fuel line) and this will cause repeated, extended cranking when you first start the car in the morning or after the car has sat for several hours.

Posted on Oct 06, 2009

Testimonial: "In my case, I strongly suspect it is fuel pump problem. Very helpful."

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There is a 5th injector called the cold start injector, that is electrically controlled off the starter. You can easily unscrew it while still attached to hoses and wires, and watch it squirt. You can also verify it is getting voltage with a test light or meter. There is also a thermal timer for it that could be bad and preventing current from the starter.

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You could be right, it may not be the battery, but something to consider.
In cold weather the damand on the battery to turn and start the engine is much higher than in warm weather.

Often people buy a replacement battery without knowing what the minimum, "cold cranking amps," rating is for their car. And often there's no sign of any problem. But, when the weather turns cold not having the minimum cold cranking amps is now a problem.

Just as a procautionary measure, you could read the cold cranking amps rating on your battery, and then call any parts store to see what battery is called for as a replacement. This could prove very helpful.

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