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1990 dakota starter will not work, I have checked the starter{removed it, cleaned it and checked its operation it works fine}when reinstalled it does the same thing, the solenoid will actuate but the starter will not turn.I have checked for the normal probs battery connections etc. would like to know what else is involved in this starter electrical circuit

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  • old fart58 May 11, 2010

    Does the solenoid just click when activated, or can you hear a whirring sound too? When you checked it, did it spin up ok on the bench?

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Make sure your engine isnt locked up first. If not then replace the starter. Put a test light on the stater wire which is the smallest wire connecting to the starter, get someone to turn the key over while probing the wire if the test light lights up then you have a bad starter.

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