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Intermittent Power / starting issues with 1994 Laredo

My daughter's 1994 Laredo is having an issue that I'm not sure is related to electrical or what. Sometimes, when you go to start it, it starts fine. Other times, you turn the key and get absolutely nothing. It's as if someone removed the battery. When it does start, the battery shows a full charge and all gauges operate properly. I don't want to let her drive it because I'm afraid she will be stranded somewhere when it doesn't start. Any clues?

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  • bentlerpride Dec 12, 2008

    FMXTWO - When this happens, there is no power to anything. When you turn the key, absolutely nothing happens, not even a click.

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1, Clean both battery terminals and attending wire ends where they contact the battery.
2. If it happens again, check power at the smaller of the two starter wires for power when the key is turned to "start" If power (12v) is there but starter does not turn, change the solenoid or replace starter/sonenoid as a unit.. If no power is present, jump the two center wires opposite the locking clip on the harness coming from the neutral safety switch (harness plug is near the dipstick for the transmission) if vehicle starts, replace or rebuild neutral safety switch. (when jumping the harness, be careful... vehicle will start in ANY gear.)

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  • Richard Scordino Dec 12, 2008

    Again... follow the procedure I outlined.....No power anywhere tends to make me believe that the battery connections are your BEST place to look (by the way... check BOTH ends of cables making sure connections are secure and clean. Don't overtighten starter connection... solenoid bolt is mounted in plastic and you will break it.
    It should be secure but not tightened with any great amount of force.
    Negative cable can be pulled down pretty hard at block connection.


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ITS ROUGH FROM HERE BUT THAT SOUND LIKE A BAD ELECTRICALL CONNECTION......SOMEWHERE IN THE IGNITION SYSTEM.BATTERY,STARTER? OR THE STARTER ITSELF.ARE ALL THE OTHE ELECTRICAL COMPONENTS WORKING?

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