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Hi all,
I really hope you can help with a problem i've come up against after returning from my travels.
I've been away for 4 months travelling and have just tried to start my 1.2 Clio (on a 51 plate).
I've put a new battery on it but all that happens when i turn the key is well, basically nothing!! No clicks......nothing. If i bypass the ignition system by putting a lead from the positive side of the battery to the solonoid, it fires up, but on the key, nothing.
If i disconnect the trigger wire from the solonoid and check the voltage, it reads 12.3v. But, if i connect it to the solonoid and turn the key, it reads zero.
I don't understand how it'll start using a cable to the battery.
Can anyone help me please?
Many thanks in advance.
Roger
 

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Thanks for the advice and excuse my ignorance, but how do i check the relay is working ok?? Thanks. Rog
 

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They normally just get corroded and just moving them in a out a couple of times will ensure contact, you could just swap them around and clean them with contact cleaner or wd40
 
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