could be a bad earth try one of the jump leads from
earth side of battery to engine dont get it wrong.
or bad connection to starter give the wires on it a
Thanks for the reply Ralph, i'm just going to try the earth thing now... which terminal do i connect it to, or is there a separate earth wire? It will most likely become clear when the offending article is in front of me.
Also...er... where is the starter motor? Although i have liberal amounts of common sense, engines and i have only recently become acquainted!