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Intermittent starting problem

I have a weird issue. I am replacing component by component to try and fix this one. My truck will start and run fine, but when I turn it off and try to restart the car just completely goes black..nothing, no lights no turn over, nothing. If I remove the battery it still has a charge and then I put it back in the truck it fires up. I have replaced the battery, alternator, also might need to mention something. There is a component by the negative side of the battery that I do not know what it is, but it is a plastic device that slides together. When I replaced the terminal clamp on my negative side of my battery I had to rewire that to the new terminal clamp. So i just cut those two wires and clamped them to the terminal clamp, because my old battery cable the part was fused into the lead. Hopefully that isnt my issue. I know this is a weird one. Any ideas? Oh yeah, had the starter tested it works fine and I replaced the starter solenoid.

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  • Joe Stine Nov 29, 2012

    Thanks Raj, I will try this weekend a few things and make sure that the new alternator is truly cranking enough back to the battery and fully charge the battery. I will eventually post the fix even if I have to take to a mechanic. Thanks.

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CAR NO START PROBLEMS:-----


It can be the issue with weak battery or faulty battery or if battery is ok,then its faulty starter causing the issue.If both checked ok,then also there are many other possibilities.


From start to end troubleshooting these problem i suggest you to click the link below and follow its procedure:-----



What to Do When Car Turns Over But Won't Start?

http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2012/11/what-to-do-when-car-turns-over-but-wont.html


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Car Starting Problems

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1991 Toyota Trecel: Engine Starts fine but dies when gets Warm?

http://whatisbyme.blogspot.in/2012/05/1991-toyota-trecel-engine-starts-fine.html

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1994 Toyota Pickup: Starts fine but dies in few seconds?

http://howtobyme.blogspot.in/2012/05/1994-toyota-pickup-starts-fine-but-dies.html


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1999 Chrysler Cirrus: 8 IGN Fuel Starter Fuse Blows?

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http://whatisbyme.blogspot.in/2012/05/2001-toyota-camry-no-start-after.html

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2001 Toyota Prius will not start?

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1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee: Engine will not start?

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.in/2012/06/1996-jeep-grand-cherokee-engine-will.html

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These will help.

Thanks.

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