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New battery, new starter just installed wont turn over.

New battery, new starter just installed. turn ignition key i get one click from some where under the hood. I dont know what the problem could be. Can you help? or give me a few easy solutions possibly.

89 ford escort gt 1.9l

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  • hardkorspyra Sep 29, 2009

    connection is good. just changed the solenoid on the wall next to the battery and that fired it right up. now after the innitial fire up i have to hold the ignition key on for a minute while it trys to start... do you know of any other problems that might cause that.

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Turn on your headlights ,then turn key like your going to try and start the engine and see if the headlights dim dramatically, then you'll know if you have a good connection to starter from battery, then check chg on new battery

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