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Old 07-18-2013, 12:40 PM
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recently replaced the battery, just replaced starter/solenoid this morning thought that was the problem, when i attempt to crank it it simply clicks like a bad solenoid, then does nothing
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Try to jump start, if it starts, replace battery cables.
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Did you check to see how dirty the battery cable end going to the starter was? I had an issue like this, thought the starter might be going. Cleaned up the terminal and good as new (128,000+ on original starter).
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Got it working, the battery terminal end of the wire was highly corroded and i couldnt see it, cleand and remade the connection worked like a charm, the old starter was inhorrible shape, needed a new one anyways it fell apart in my hand
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Got it working, the battery terminal end of the wire was highly corroded and i couldnt see it, cleand and remade the connection worked like a charm, the old starter was inhorrible shape, needed a new one anyways it fell apart in my hand
If the corrosion made it's way into the insulating layer it may be just a temporary fix.
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