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2004 chevy silverado with new starter installed as soon as I reconnect the battery cable the starter engages without key even in igniton

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Sounds like you have a ground to hot short. Trace the starter wires to find. hope this helps. could also be the new starters' solonoid is bad. never know.

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It could be any of the following,

1. The field wire to the starter (the wire that is hot when you turn the ignition switch to the start position, and should be connected to the "S" on the solenoid) has the wire connector pushed over and touching against the main connection and battery cable on the solenoid, or has insulation missing somewhere on the wire and the exposed wire is touching together with an exposed wire from one of the constantly hot wires from the main battery connection on the solenoid.

2. The ignition switch is stuck in the start position (the switch itself, not the key and tumbler) however if you were not having a problem with the ignition switch before you replaced the starter then it is unlikely to be the problem.

3. The starter solenoid is defective. This does happen once in a while and you should be able to have the starter tested where you bought it from.

Posted on Apr 23, 2010

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