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My 83 gmc 2500 vandura van will not start , starter works but no elect connection unless a relay clicks.

Intermeting no start of engine. but let it set for 24 to 48 hours and when key turned sometimes when a clicking sound is heard, engine starts. Automatic transmission, requires that you put shift in park required to start (safety feature). Is there a relay feature between ingnition and starter that can go out or mis connect ?

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Ignition switch and neutral safety switch. Next time it happens wiggle thekeys in the ignition switch and try to restart.If it starts its probably the ignition switch. Then locate neutral safety switch on brake pedal and put meter on B+ wire from switch to starter relay and see if you get B+ on the would -be- crank. Next locate B+ wire from starter relay to starter hook a meter to it and see if you get B+ on the would -be crank.
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SOURCE: Car wont start and get a clicking sound from the relay box.

hi there, from my experience this sounds like a simple starter motor failure, remove the starter and test in on a bench before replacing,
any other help please ask
regards roger

Posted on Jun 24, 2010

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