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Re: Starter I think
Have a charging check made. The alternator may not be charging the battery and the battery is running low. Yup, thats right, the battery running low on charge. If the alternator is not recharging the battery, the engine will use the power left in the battery, its not peculiar. When the charge gets low enough in the battery, it will be just like running out of gas.
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Check the wire from alternator to fuse box for a bad wire or a break in it. or corrosion on it. Battery cables loose or corroded. Is the battery ok!! check the main fuses in under hood fuse box. Good-Day! The charging wire goes to the fuse box first.
some vehicles cannot be jump started from another vehicle with the engine running on donna starter as it damages the ecu. you just use the battery or a jump starter system. so time if you remove the battery and put on charge with a battery charger the time it takes for the battery to be fully charged should give the ecu time to drain down on its components. if you leave the ignition and lights on with the battery disconnected. but only jump start without the other vehicle's engine running.
Did you check for B+ voltage at the heavier gage wire on the back of the alternator ? When yor turn the key to run , not start , does the charge indicator light ? When the vehicle is running is that charge light lit or off ? There is a fuse that supplies B+ voltage to it . Fuse # 30 located in the central junction box , it's a 30 amp fuse ! Plus one more fuse located in the battery junction block # 11 20amp . With out B+ voltage at these connections on the alternator it will not charge .
There is only one wire common to the alternator and starter and this is the main+ wire which goes from the alternator down to the main feed terminal of the starter solenoid from there it runs to the battery + terminal.If you are replacing the cable use one of the same diameter......
This procedure usually works:
·Check the battery cable connections:
Make sure the negative cable makes a good ground connection at the battery and (preferably) at the engine. Make sure the positive cable, makes a good connection at the battery and at the starter.
·Check the battery the simple way, like this:
Turn on the headlights, then try to start the car.If the headlights do not dim or go out, then the battery is likely ok.
·Check the starter and solenoid:
If the wiring looks ok, then look at the starter solenoid for a good connection, and proper voltage at the starter(10 volts minimum while cranking).
If the starter spins and no crank, the problem is most likely the Solenoid's pinion gear is stuck.
Have someone hit (not too hard) the starter while you try to start the car. This usually works by dislodging a stuck pinion gear.
·Make a simple test of the alternator:
If you can, somehow get the engine running, measure the voltage at the battery. It should be at least 13.6 volts to properly charge the battery.
is the starter sub solenoid ok? jump directly across it, it is located on the inside of the fender, the positve battery cable goes to it and then down to the starter,also are you sure the engine turns free.
How the starter. Hows the mass air flow censor those things alos affect the starting of a car. Hows the fuel pump alos What was the last time it did run how did it run was it doing any thing funny? auto zone has pocket pc you can rent out ore if the car worked that checks the codes see what wrong narrow down to a section to figure it out. Wally world aslo sells them.
You are reading this wrong...solenoids don't turn. They activate the
starter...that turns. Check your battery connections and
battery/charging system. The starter requires far more power than
anything else in the car, so those items working won't tell you much.
put your voltmeter on the little cable that goes to the starter and check the volts there will turning the key to the start position if you have power ...yes its the starter...if you dont then it could be the starter relay