Question about 2000 Nissan Maxima
Disconnect the negative terminal on the battery. Then disconnect both wires on the starter/solenoid
One of these wires is a big one that comes from the battery. It is probably a red wire and about the size of the wires that connect to the battery. The big wire goes to the larger terminal on the solenoid/starter.
This terminal has a larger nut that goes on the post. Hook this big wire to the big terminal. Now touch the negative battery wire to the - post of the battery. Just touch it, do not clamp it on. There should be no sparks when you do this, OK, now be sure this battery wire is NOT connected to the - battery post.
Now connect the smaller wire of the starter/solenoid to the smaller terminal on the solenoid. Put the nut on and tighten. Now, go back and TOUCH the battery ground wire to the - post of the battery. Again there should be no sparks. at this point you should be connected correctly.
Let me know how it comes out Loringh
Posted on Nov 09, 2008
The wires might be fried also, check them with a meter to see if the smaller wire has voltage without key in. if so, the wire might be shorting out to 12 volt wire or the ignition switch is bad.
Posted on Nov 08, 2008
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