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Starter intermittently will not crank

The starter sometimes get below 11.9Volts dc. from the Ignitioon supply.If I run a direct to the starter the engine will crank.Ocnce it starts it will start again if I try. The alternator is working and charging at 14.07 Volts dc and the battery will read 12.76 if left to stand after charging. But if I leave the car for perhaps a couple hours it may start from the key switch or it may notI would like an electric schematic for a Nissan B13 sentra with a cd17 engine to better troubleshoot the problem from the Keyswitchto the starter

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    mike loshbough May 11, 2010

    due a load test on battery

  • yadayada
    yadayada May 11, 2010

    replace the cable.

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When it does not work, try hitting the starter with a hammer. if it starts, then the starter has to be rebuilt or replaced.

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Starter relay or solenoid most likely. or loose connection on the starter.

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