Question about 1987 Jeep Cherokee
Changed starter on 87 jeep cherokee. Vehicle started.....then quite. wires to ignition and solenoid are melted
OUCH!!! If there was no previous wiring problem, first check that you did not inadvertently ground a hot wire somewhere. Then check the starter & solenoid for internal shorts. (Ive seen some wierd stuff along the way, including a brush assembly that broke and the spring shorted out an entire starting system). Unfortunately, you will have to cut open the wiring harness and replace all burned wiring. Be careful to seperate any fused together wires without breaking them. Use the same gauge wire when repairing, to avoid overheating of new stuff after repair.Wrap wire ends together, then solder all connections. Squeze type junctions do not work all the time.
Posted on Jan 29, 2009
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