Over the past week, my Silver Spur would not start when I turned the key. Sometimes it would start and sometimes it would not. Could this be a relay switch or solenoid problem?


Asked by Mar 26, 2014 at 09:50 AM about the 1988 Rolls-Royce Silver Spur

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Does the starter turn but the engine doesn't fire? or is the key just having no response sometimes? If no response, it is probably the starter or the ignition switch- don't you have a mechanic for this car? Someone named Nigel who wears a spotless white velour jumpsuit with a large "RR" over the breast pocket? If you don't, you should-

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Hi Jamnblues, thanks for your answer. I checked all of the relay switches and the ignition relay was shot. I went to get Bosch Part #0332204122 and got a BWD part #R3177. It's working now. I probably saved between $150 to $1,500 depending on where I took the vehicle.

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