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Starter will not turn car over

Car will not start. Replaced battery.Replaced starter.When key in start position no power in single blue wire going to starter solenoid.There is battery power in the large wire going to the starter

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To get power from the switch to the solenoid you will have to hold the key in the start position as there will be no power in the run position or the starter would be engaged all the time.

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although your ignition switch would have power go to the accessories, it still could not turn over. it happened to me, after a week of trouble shooting i went and found a starter button and spliced it into the ignition wires to see if that was the problem, lo and behold i turned the key on to run and pressed the button. and she fired right up.. if you know anyone with mechanical skill. its pretty simple to set up. took me 10 min to do.

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SOURCE: Purple solenoid wire shorted, no pwr coming from ign switch

look for a 5 amp fuse, crank fuse in car, not under hood

Posted on May 10, 2009

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check wires or in right order! & that the small exciter wire has a good connection

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check your fudes under the hood and under drivers side dash

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SOURCE: Car has good battery doesnt make any noise after turn key

YOu may just have a bad starter relay or solenoid switch both will run you under $30 bucks to replace. Good luck

Posted on Sep 24, 2009

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