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Engine won`t turn over

Replaced fuel pump, battery fully charged, tried to start the engine and it went clunk then nothing.

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  • coombs Dec 31, 2008

    After installing the new fuel pump, and attempting to start the
    Raider, I turned the key, it went “Thunk” and then nothing. I had power
    but it wouldn’t turn over. Absolutely nothing! Steve





  • coombs Dec 31, 2008

    It turned over for a split second. And, then this loud noise occurred, which sounded like "thunk" and at that point it wouldn't turn over. The battery is fully charged - the radio still worked, but the engine wouldn't turn over.

  • coombs Dec 31, 2008

    took out plugs and can`t manually turn engine over, might be timing chain? coombs

  • John Jon May 11, 2010

    Sounds like your starter might have came apart internal?? good place to start!

  • toney clark May 11, 2010

    can you be a little more specific at all with the thunk noise? im trying to figure it out but i need a little more info. thank you

  • toney clark May 11, 2010

    was it one loud click? does the engine turn over or does it spin but dont catch?

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Yes i would have a look at the starter.

Posted on Dec 31, 2008

  • toney clark Dec 31, 2008

    it might be broken and then got jammed up or either your motor has locked up

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