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Have a 95 wrangler 4.0L cannot get the starter to turn over everything is hooked up correctly and still nothing but a loud clicking noise and battery gets hot

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Sounds as if the starter is inserted to far into the flywheel. You need to back off the starter and leave it hang being careful not to touch the wires on any metal parts. Try and start or have someone turn it to start like you were going to start it. See if the starter engages. If the starter is working fine when you inserted the starter it bound up on the flywheel. You can buy shims to shim the starter out some if it is in fact going to deep. You may have just bound it up when you installed it. You might go ahead and reinstall and see if it will start but if not buy the shims. That is why your wires are getting hot.

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Sounds like the starter is bad tap the starter with a hammer while someone else cranks key they must hold key to start while you smack it if this works you need a starter

Posted on Jul 29, 2009

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