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96 Chevy S-10 starting problems

My 96 Chevy S-10 has been on a downhill slide. First noticed a problem after several short trips around town. After about the third stop it didn't want to start.Starter would crank once or twice, then nothing. Turn key off, back on, same thing.Eventually no response at all when I turn the key. Meanwhile battery guage says full charge. After 15 minutes starts right up. This has been going on for about a week. Last night I had to wait about an hour for it to start after starting fine the previous two stops. Today it started this morning ,took my wife to an appointment, got back in, it tried to start. I pumped the accelerator, heard a pop from under the hood, then nothing .Hasn't started since.Please help!

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  • markguess Apr 15, 2009

    Removed old starter (original) from chevy s-10.Difficult. New starter is proving harder to reinstall. The book mentions removing the bracket to the engine mount bolt. I can't seem to identify it .Any suggestions?

  • lolife04 May 07, 2009

    cant get truck to start it turns no problem and it seems like the lites have to be a certian way for it to turn when it did run it idled really high and wont start hot



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Sounds like worn out starter brushes, remove starter and check, it sounds worn out

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  • james shack Apr 16, 2009

    the bracket could possible been removed prior you would have to take it off to remove the existing starter. it attaches to the thru bolt that extends out the back of the starter




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