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1996 GMC Yukon,5.7l wont start

I have had the battery check at Advance and it is strong.The starter is less than a month old but I had it tested as well and was told it was good.When I turn the key, all it does is click( the starter clicks as if it engauges but the engine doesn't turn over).When i had the starter off, I turned the fly-wheel and all seemed normal.The last time this happened i pulled the starter and it was bad, replacing it seemed to solve the problem(thats why the starter is less than a month old). It started and ran fine to get my kids to school and get me home, but when i tried to go to work,it wouldn't do anything.I'm stuck and would be greatfull for and help or ideas.

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  • Seth Hatfield May 11, 2010

    your starter cylinoide maybe bad

    the starter will click, but wont turn over the engine

    try going and get a refurbished start dont by a new one!!

  • John Ball May 11, 2010

    Sounds like a bad connection somewhere.Check the batt. terminals and the wire connections on the starter that they are clean and have a good connection.Also,where the starter bolts on is where the starter gets grounded.

  • Anonymous Mar 21, 2014

    This has been on going



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On a gm car or truck i have found that the battery side post ends get corrosion in between the rubber and the round metal plate.
take bolt and metal plate out, clean and reinstall btoh positive and negative ends. it will almost for certain fix your issue.let me know how it goes.

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