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Starter Nothing happens when I turn the key. Where is the starter located?

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  • chosenvessel Nov 07, 2008

    I have the same problem, except it starts sometimes and sometimes it does not. Also whenever it does start, it kills after a few seconds. I've replaced the starter, altenator, coil packs, fuel pump, and also verified that all fuses are functional. Any suggestions?

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The starter is located at the lower part of the engine, back side. trace the big wire from the positive terminal of the battery, it should run down directly to the starter. if it passes to a starter relay, then still , it will go to the starter.

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Posted on Oct 11, 2008

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SOURCE: starter motor wont turn over

Make sure car is cold. Battery must be fully charge. Make sure all battery connections and to starter and engine/body are clean and tight. Have someone cranks the car as you check for cranking power to the starter solenoid;it is the smaller wire on the solenoid which you may need to remove. Do this test at least ten times using a 12volts test light. If power on every crank, it definitely sound like starter acting up. Keep me informed.

Posted on Jun 14, 2009

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when it won't start, use a test light on the solenoid wire (the small gauge wire) in the start position, you should have voltage. Also check your shift linkage to make sure the shift cable isn't keeping it from going into park position. try it in neutral position as well... that's a clue to a trans selector switch

Posted on Sep 12, 2009

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SOURCE: turn key nothing happens no clicking noises

Starter, altinator

Posted on Dec 13, 2009

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your starter needs replacing not to hard of a job to do yourself

Posted on Jan 24, 2010

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your starter needs replace, for futher assistence please call 4196891712 for 24/7 help

Posted on Jan 29, 2010

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