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Need to remove starter from 1990 GMC Sierra C1500

That about summarizes it. It won't start unless I jiggle the positive starter cable.

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Check cable at both ends make sure its tight.move it @ starter see if post on solenoid is loose.remove battery negative before taking out starter

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