Question about 1985 Ford Bronco II
I Am Having Problems With The Starter On My 1988 Ford Bronco II.It Keeps Grinding Really Bad And I Have Taken The Starter To Be Tested And It Is Fine.It Started Out As A Sloght Grinding And Then Gradually Got Worse And Then It Just Spun Making A Noise As If It Is Not Contacting At All So I Took Another Starter And Put It In And The Grinding Ceased For The First Few Times I Started It,but Now It Does It Again.Anyways,I Can Not Figure Out The Problem And Would Really Really Appreciate Some Advice.Also,I Have Another Bronco II Which I Took The Engine From And Put It Into The Eddie Bauer(which Is The One I Am Having The Problems With)and The XLT Had Starter Probems Too Before I Removed The Engine.Needless To Say I Am Stuck And Need To Figure Something Out.
The sound you hear is the starter grinding against broken teeth on the flywheel, for that to be repaired the flywheel on the vehicle will need to be replaced.
Posted on May 11, 2009
Need a new flywheel. sections of the teeth around the flywheel sometimes get broken off and thats what happens. one day, you'll start your car, get a funny grinding noise and after that it works fine and then it keeps getting worse and worse.
Posted on May 11, 2009
I am having the same problem on my 88 mustang gt. i have changed the starter and flywheel/flexplate and still it grinds. i can get to turn over if i turn the crank and at the right spot it will catch and start up runs perfect . iv come to find out that the starter bolt can work loose . if the top starter bolt does come loose at all it can rest on the bottom bolt and roll away from the flywheel/flexplate. also the block plate might effect the starter alignment . i haven't fixed mine yet but i think these ideas will help us both.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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