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What is wrong if my starter turns over my engine when i connect the battery and the key isnt in the ignition? and how do i fix it?

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If you have replaced the starter, it's wired wrong. if you have'nt you have a shorted out starter. if this problem just came on suddenly without you doing anything like replacing the key switch or starter you have a shorted out starter celonoid, or short in wiring going to the starter. hope this helps!!

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If you just replaced the starter and that is why you had the battery disconnected then you need to check and make sure the purple wire is not touching the gig red wire.This will make it turn the starter when you hook up the battery with the key off.Check the wires over real closely and make sure they are not touching.Make sure you hooked it back up correctly.Hope this helps.Good luck.

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Sounds like a short in the starter solenoid. Replace solenoid.

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If you are trying to start your car but when you turn the key all you hear is a faint click then this is a good indication that the starter motor needs replacing.
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1. locate the starter motor and give it a few hits with a hammer this may then enable you to start the car, but remember this isnt a permanent fix and could leave you stuck as it dont always work.
2 get someone to help you push the car whilst its in gear push it then release the clutch so the engine turns over with the ignition switched on if your going fast enough the engine should then fire up if not and the engine just turns over then give the starter another try on the key and you should find it will then start, remember this isnt permanent fix so get the starter replaced as soon as you can.

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hi, if when you turn the key nothing happens or you just hear a faint clicking sound then this indicates that the starter motor needs replacing.

If you open the bonnet and get someone to turn the key to start the car you might hear a clicking sound coming from the starter motor if you hear this then this indicates the starter motor needs replacing, if on the other hand you hear nothing at all then you need to check all the wires going to the starter.
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