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94 MUSTANG GT,STARTER CLICKS BUT WONT CRANK, NEW STARTER NEW POSITIVE CABLE, CHARGED BATTERY, HEADLIGHTS WORK GOOD

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    Jeff Turcotte Oct 09, 2010

    did you replace the solenoid with the starter?

  • clintnay Oct 09, 2010

    yes

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When you installed the starter you may have inadvertently put the gears in a bind. Make sure the bendix meshes properly with the flywheel. The bendix is the small gear on the starter that slides out and connects with the flywheel when the ignition key is turned.

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  • clintnay Oct 09, 2010

    it sounds like solenoid (new with starter) is clicking into the flywheel. this is the same sound it made before i replaced the starter

  • Jeff Turcotte
    Jeff Turcotte Oct 09, 2010

    Is the engine siezed? Can you turn the crankshaft with a socket on the vibration damper?

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YOU HAVE A BAD GROUND OR LOOSE WIRE ,ALSO MAKE SURE THAT YOU HAVE A FULLY CHARGED BATTERY. IF YOU BOUGHT A REMAINUFACTUERED STARTER SOMETIMES IT ALSO CAN BE BAD IT DOES HAPPEN WHEN YOU BUY REBUOLT STARTERS,JUST GO THRUE THE SYSTEM AND CHECK TO MAKE SURE ALL YOUR CONNECTIONS ARE TIGHT,THEN CHECK YOUR FUSE PANEL AND YOU BE FINE

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