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99 saturn will not crank after installing a new starter

I have a new battery and starter on my 99 sl1 all the connections are good on battery and starter i believe the fuse are good too

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You may need a shim between your starter and the block. Most starters are ok, but some need shims so that the teeth on starter line up with teeth on flywheel. Starter is probably jammed

Posted on Jan 27, 2013

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SOURCE: My Saturn 1997 SL1 doen't like to start

CHECK THE COILS, WE HAD THE SAME PROBLEM SPENT MONEY ON NEW STARTER, BATT, ETC. .....GOOD LUCK

Posted on Nov 22, 2008

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You might want to try using an amp wiring kit. I'm not sure what the specs are on those things, but I imagine they put a huge draw on your power supply so it might not be a bad idea to use the amplifier fuse block (usually 80-90 amps) and the heavy gauge wiring to make sure it runs at maximum capacity. Also, the sudden draw on your car's electrical system will rob a lot of power, so you might want to do some research into using a car audio capacitor to minimize the drain. I looked into doing one of these too, and this was the general consensus from several people.

Posted on Apr 19, 2009

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SOURCE: 98 saturn sl1 won't start

If the problem occurs after the car has been driven long enough to reach normal operating temperature, the problem is the starter. If the 'no crank' occurs cold, retest the battery.

Posted on May 11, 2009

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SOURCE: 97 Saturn SL1 horn fuse keeps blowing when

Sounds like you have short to ground somewhere, I would check the wires near the horn itself and if they are ok check the clock spring.

Posted on Sep 16, 2009

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replace the crank shaft position sensor it is on the block just above the starter and is held in with a bolt you need a 10mm socket to change it

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Voltage drop testing the starter electrical circuit would be a good first step , ruling out the cable's connections an ground !
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there was a fusible link added as a campaign/recall to that vehicle and is actually connected to the starter...make sure that link is good..not burnt...sometimes they look good but if you tug on it slightly it stretches meaning the wire inside is separated...it is an orange rubber looking wire at the starter battery post connection where the 14 mm nut attatches the battery cable to the starter

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If the problem occurs after the car has been driven long enough to reach normal operating temperature, the problem is the starter. If the 'no crank' occurs cold, retest the battery.

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if you have good battery voltage at this time, and when you banged on the starter and then the car cranked over, it would appear you have a defective starter. i would imagine if you replaced it in july of last year that it could still be under some sort of warranty, so i would look into that. either way, it sounds as if you need a new starter.

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CHECK THE COILS, WE HAD THE SAME PROBLEM SPENT MONEY ON NEW STARTER, BATT, ETC. .....GOOD LUCK

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