Question about 2006 Dodge Durango

1 Answer

Starter motor spins but the starter gear is not engaging the engine flywheel gear,I think the problem is the celenoid. I ve replaced many starters in the past on other vechels and was hopping this will be aeasy fix any suggestions will be app . Is there any on line shop manuels for this veichle?

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Vice President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 100 times.

  • Master
  • 541 Answers

Your selenoid is certainly at fault. as for the manuals, check manualspace.com they might have it

Posted on Jul 05, 2010

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of.(from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones)
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Can hear the starter motor turning over but it does not engage the engine to start it


Sounds like the solenoid has gone on your starter motor, this is the device that throws the gear out of the starter motor to engage the flywheel to crank over the engine. Remove starter motor and bench test to confirm, how to do this is: starter motor removed and in vice, earth the body of motor and where the thickest input wire was is main 12v add a 12v to this, and the small input wire just tap 12v to it and see your motor work if not working then replace starter motor, it should throw gear out and spin

Aug 28, 2017 | Cars & Trucks

2 Answers

Turn key. starter engages flywheel engine start to turn over. Then starter disengages form flywheel but continues to spin without care actually starting.


There maybe a problem with starter motor? Some of the national brand auto stores will test starter for you. Of course, you have to take it off and take it to them.


You could take the starter off, lay it on the ground, Hook up jumper cables properly from starter to battery. The starter should kick-out the drive gear and spin. If starter drive gear kicks out and in, something is wrong. Anymore I replace starter solenoid and starter motor as an assembly.

It wouldn't hurt anything to check flywheel teeth while your at it.

Oct 29, 2015 | Pontiac Grand Am Cars & Trucks

3 Answers

I have a 2000 toyota celica gts and it wont start or turn over the starter will make like a whinning sound but its not trying to crank the engine maybe its the starter but just in case its not anybody have...


Likely either the starter or solenoid. Solenoid is a combination of relay and actuator, pushing the starter's gear into engagement with your flywheel.

Oct 28, 2014 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

92 honda civic hatchback new starter spins does not engage flywheel, could it be a fuse


unlikely as the motor spins. It appears that the motore solenoid is allowing the motor to spin before engaging the teeth in the ring gear. ON a lot of starters the pivot pin is adjustable to allow for correct engagement.Remove the starter and check that the solenoid is fact connected to the clutch part of the starter. Check that you have the correct starter for the engine

Jan 19, 2013 | 1992 Honda Civic

1 Answer

I turn key and starter spin but will not engage flywheel.


You have one of two problems: Either the starter drive on your starter is defective and is not engaging the flywheel to crank the engine, or the flywheel has some broken or damaged teeth that are preventing the starter from engaging.
Starters come in a variety of designs. On some, the solenoid is mounted on top of the starter. When you turn the key, the solenoid routes current to the starter motor and at the same time pulls a lever that slides the drive gear mechanism out so it will engage the flywheel and crank the engine. If the solenoid is weak or damaged, it may not be strong enough to overcome the spring tension that retracts the drive gear. So the starter spins but doesn't crank the engine.
On other starters, the solenoid is mounted remotely. When the starter motor starts to spin, it ratchets out so the drive gear will engage the flywheel and crank the engine. If the drive mechanism is damaged or hung up, the motor may spin but not crank the engine.
Regardless of what type of starter you have, it will have to come out for further inspection. The drive gear (which is sometimes referred to as a "Bendix drive") should move out when the starter starts to spin. The drive gear usually has a one-way clutch that is supposed to protect the starter against damage if someone keeps cranking the engine once it starts. The gear should turn one way but not the other. If the gear is locked up or turns freely either way, the drive is bad and needs to be replaced. If the drive can't be replaced separately, you'll have to replace the entire starter.
Starter Testing If the drive seems okay, the starter should be "bench tested" using jumper cables or special equipment designed for this purpose.
CAUTION: Be careful because a starter develops a lot of torque. It should be held down with a strap or clamped in a vice (be careful not to crush or deform the housing!) before voltage is applied.
A simple no-load bench test can be performed with a battery and a pair of jumper cables to see if a starter motor will spin. But this test alone won't tell you if the starter is good or bad because a weak starter that lacks sufficient power to crank an engine at the proper speed (usually a minimum of 250 to 500 rpm) may still spin up to several thousand rpm when voltage is applied with no load.
A better method of determining a starter's condition is to have it tested on equipment that measures the starter's "amp draw." A good starter should normally draw a current of 60 to 150 amps, depending on the size or power rating of the starter. Some "high torque" GM starters may draw up to 250 amps, so refer to the OEM specifications to make sure the amp draw is within the acceptable range.
If the starter does not spin freely, or draws an unusually high or low number of amps, it is defective and replacement is required.
An unusually high current draw and low free turning speed typically indicate a shorted armature, grounded armature or field coils, or excessive friction within the starter itself (dirty, worn or binding bearings or bushings, a bent armature shaft or contact between the armature and field coils). The magnets in permanent magnet starters can sometimes break or separate from the housing and drag against the armature.
A starter that does not turn and draws a high current may have a ground in the terminal or field coils, or a frozen armature.
Failure to spin and zero current draw indicates an open field circuit, open armature coils, defective brushes or a defective solenoid.
Low free turning speed combined with a low current draw indicates high internal resistance (bad connections, bad brushes, open field coils or armature windings).

Jul 27, 2012 | 2005 Ford Taurus

2 Answers

Starter motor spins but Bendix does not engage flywheel ring gear


All is possible but it would help to know the make, model, and year. If you suspect ice fouling, try warming with a propane torch using gentle sweeping strokes.

Sep 17, 2017 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Starter will not engage


If you hear the starter motor spinning freely without any load, then the engagement fork (sometimes called the Bendix mechanism) is not functioning, or you have broken teeth on the flywheel right at the starter gear. The starter solenoid does two things: it closes the high-current contacts between the battery cable and the motor, and it pulls on the fork that pushes a small spring-loaded gear into line with the flywheel. To narrow down the problem, first verify that the starter is properly mounted (bolts are not loose, missing or broken). If this is not the issue, then disconnect the ground cable from the battery and remove the starter. Inspect the starter gear and flywheel. If there is no apparent problem, connect the starter wiring (prop up the starter if necessary to avoid strain on the wires, but make sure the prop is sturdy enough to hold against the motor startup torque), reconnect the battery and have someone turn the key to start for a couple of seconds while you watch the starter gear. If it does not slide back and spin, you've found your problem. (You can also take the starter motor to a car parts store and ask them to test tt - this is not as awkward as testing using the vehicle wiring.)

Dec 13, 2011 | 2000 Plymouth Grand Voyager

2 Answers

Grinding noise when ignition is turned


THe starter engages the fly wheel and in the process turns the motor over to cause it to crank. The grinding can be a bad starter causing the gear to either not engage fully or not disengage. It can also indicate missing teeth on the flywheel from damage from starter. If the car cranks and grinding goes away it points to the starter solenoid not engaging properly.. pushing gear into contact with flywheel. I would recommend replacing the starter and you can replace it with a good mechanical knowledge and DIY.

Jun 08, 2010 | 1997 Chevrolet Cavalier

2 Answers

Starter makes grinding noise sometimes and just spins but does not start my 2002 x-type jaguar, did it several times in one day The day before it was fine and was very quiet starting What is the problem ?...


take your starter out and rotate your flywheel that connect to your starter full turn look for any damaged teeth on that flywheel if you notice any your flywheel need replacement if not your starter gear also could be a problem or starter itself is no good .

Jan 26, 2010 | 2002 Jaguar S-Type

Not finding what you are looking for?
2006 Dodge Durango Logo

127 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Dodge Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

76649 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22219 Answers

Jeff Turcotte
Jeff Turcotte

Level 3 Expert

8522 Answers

Are you a Dodge Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...