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Jeep wont start

We tried to jump it and nothing happens when i turn the key. we crossed over the starter and the solinoid and the starter spun but did not engage the flywheel. where do i start?

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  • Richard Scordino May 11, 2010

    A starter that spins and does not engage flywheel may have a bad bendix drive, however I'd also check solenoid, it may not be triggering properly.

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Begin by removing and cleaning all battery cable ends and connections. Bendix drive in starter may be hung up but it's driven by the solenoid.

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