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Starter stays engaged after the ignition switch is turned to the off position

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Hi sounds like ur solinoid is jamming due to ferodo off your clutch plate take it out and clean it and grease it or copper slip is good should fix it ok

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SOURCE: 1995 dodge caravan 3.0l starts but starter does not diengage

If that starter is damaged then replace it and make sure that you shim the starter correctly or it will bind the gears and do the same thing again.

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SOURCE: After starting, the starter stays ingaged (GRIND)

shim the starter it sounds like it is staying engaged to the flywheel try shiming the starter

Posted on Mar 22, 2009

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DID THIS PROBLEM HAPPEN BEFORE YOU REPLACED THE SWITCH? IF IT DID, THAN SOUNDS LIKE YOU HAVE A BAD STARTER SHORTING INTERNALLY
LET ME KNOW HOW YOU MAKE OUT AND GOOD LUCK.

Posted on Mar 24, 2009

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SOURCE: 1997 Saab 900S Ignition Switch Staying Engaged

The switch needs to be replaced and it requires some special tools if it's in the steering column. If it's on the floor any shade tree mechanic can do it.

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SOURCE: where is the starter relay on a 94 Honda Accord

Yes, it sounds like your solenoid is bad and staying engaged against the flywheel, you could do an amperage draw and a voltage drop test to find out for sure, but you will need an DVOM and a amp clamp. Or you could take it into an auto parts store and they will test it for free. Hope this helps.

Posted on Jul 06, 2009

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