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Starter problem Hello, I had AAA toll service come over my house to give my battery a jump. Come to find out apparently, it wasn't the battery. After turning the ignition, lights would come on, but no cranking of the engine, not even a hint. I'm guessing it is the starter. Apparently this is a job that requires the engine to be lifted and so forth, Could it be the starter,and would we also have to replace the solenoid as well,(kill 2 birds with one stone sort of thing?).

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  • bill_bat Oct 07, 2008

    i have the same problem with my 97 blazer. We have replaced the ignition switch, battery, battery cables, starter, and relay. The dealership checked the computer and the alternator, stating they are both fine. Some days it will start right up, some days it will not.

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The solenoid will come with the starter if you go to your average parts store. there will be a core charge though if you do not bring the old one in when you purchase the new one. autozone and advance auto can check your starter for you for free (from what the commercial says).

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