Tip & How-To about Chevrolet Impala
Many starter problems are caused by week or discharged batteries, loose and corroded cables. Check the battery and the connections at the battery first when having starter problems.
NOTE: please take all safety measures to prevent any harm to you while doing any of these checks or performing any of the test.
PLEASE NOTE: CHECK TO SEE IF YOU HAVE TO HAVE ANY CODES BEFORE YOU DISCONNECT YOUR BATTERY.some cars have anti-theft built into the radios and require a code to re-power the radio after the battery connection is lost.
Check for proper starting voltage:
1.) If you have a volt meter connect a voltmeter to the starter in this manner;Black lead to the starter case; red lead to the [s] terminal, (smaller wire on solenoid), have a helper try to crank the engine over, note voltage reading.
No crank - or voltage less than 12 volts.1.) If the engine does not crank and the voltage is less than 12.0 volts.Check for a problem with the
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