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2008 - MX-5 - Transmission/Transaxle

NO.26 STARTER DOES NOT WORK [SJ6A-EL]



26

Starter does not work

DESCRIPTION

  • Starter does not work even when in P or N position.

POSSIBLE CAUSE

  • Selector lever mis-adjustment

  • Manual shaft malfunction

  • TR switch malfunction

  • TR switch mis-adjustment

  • Transmission operates in fail-safe function (Starter lock system related circuit open or short)

  • Immobilizer system operating or system malfunction.


Diagnostic procedure

STEP

INSPECTION

ACTION

1

  • Inspect selector lever, TR switch and manual shaft positions.

  • Are these position normal?

Yes

Go to the next step.

No

Adjust the suspect part position.

2

Yes

Go to engine system troubleshooting No.3 “WILL NOT CRANK” troubleshooting procedure.

No

Replace the TR switch.

(See TRANSMISSION RANGE (TR) SWITCH REMOVAL/INSTALLATION [SJ6A-EL]

3

  • Verify test results.

    • If normal, return to the diagnostic index to service any additional symptoms.

    • If malfunction remains, inspect the related Service Bulletins and/or On-line Repair Information and perform repair or diagnosis.

      • If the vehicle is repaired, troubleshooting completed.

      • If the vehicle is not repaired or additional diagnostic information is not available, replace the TCM.




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