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Old 05-30-2012, 07:41 PM   #11
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What is the vehicle we are talking about?
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Got some help from the wife to turn the key for checking the pos cable while double checking voltage it started to spin. It may not be a heat thing but a crimp on a wire terminal at the starter for the solenoid. I will have to bring home my crimpers and fix the end. I will let you know what happens. Thank for all the questions for me to pursue this may have found the problem.
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No luck same problem, rechecked the cables neg under .2v positive from bat to starter on the solenoid side when cranking is .49-.51v main cable from stater to battery is .18-.2v not sure which was the B terminal unless I pull the starter. Flip flop starter relay with ac comp relay same thing. It is starting more frequent but I haven't drove 200 miles still need ideas. All the wires to the starter are wrapped in heat tape starter has. Heat shield. I am not sure if it is heat but with the 70 degree temp again today it starts on and off
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that .2 v while cranking on the pos side? i might try putting a jumper cable from the body of the starter to the neg terminal
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Even though you have a new starter, I would pull it and have it tested.
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Ok tried the jumper cable to the stater no luck. Added ground from motor to battery, no luck. Added a push button directly to the solinoid, bingo starts up every time. Must be a bad wire or ignition switch. I will know more once it gets hot outside again but that looks like it. Thanks all I will let you know if that doesn't correct it.
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