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190 190 2.6 will not start all electrical works but starter will not engage or make a click battery good starter good ?

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the most common problem would be the starter relay,
the contacts burn out so just replace the relay.

Posted on Jun 30, 2008

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SOURCE: 1997 Saturn SW2 won't start


If the starter checks out OK when tested with no load (not driving the ring gear) and will spin but will not when installed, try checking:
1. the hearing/bushing at the ends of the armature;
2. carbon brushes;
3. commutator segments (the multiple small copper plates that the brush contacts with).

Of course, the above suggestions are based that the rest have checked out and the problem is limited to the starter itself. Initially, the solenoid would be the suspect but as you have posted this was tested good.

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Posted on Jul 02, 2008

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If the clicking sound is coming from the engine bay, from the relay, you may want to have the starter itself checked out. You need to check if the ground cable from the engine to the chassis is secured. If that is OK, you may want to have the starter motor checked.

Posted on Oct 09, 2009

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SOURCE: GMC Sierra Won't Start. Battery Good. Tried Jump

If you know the batter is good.

Check the Starter to see it is getting power.

Get a test light [6.00] and see if the starter will light up the test light.
If not - then you may need a new starter. From the sounds of it you might want to take it to a professional as this can be a very labor intense job because the starter has to come out the bottom.

Posted on Mar 21, 2010

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SOURCE: 2007 chevy cobalt ls won't

Ignition relay or fuse could be the problem. When you turn the key to start do you hear a fuel pump kicking on and or do you have spark when you hot wire the starter (I know it's hard to check while trying to start it)? You can email me back and I might be able to pinpoint it more.

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