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The starter is fine but the engine wont turn like it shouldwhat it could be help please

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Make sure all the wires are connected to the starter and the solenoid correctly.


try the alternator, and check the battery cables to see if it has a good connection. if so then its definable it could be a bad alternator.

There's a fuse (CRANK FUSE) Check that first....If its a manual trans. there's not only a neutral safety switch but also a clutch switch..its rare but make sure the vehicle is in park or neutral. you can use a paper clip to jump the plug on both of these switches just , unplug it and insert the paper clip in the plug, TRY TO START.. Can you jump it at the starter solenoid ? Battery + to start terminal on the solenoid ? sometimes you can use a screw driver to do this...Also Make sure the start wire is on the correct terminal...
Is the solenoid wire on the starter on the correct terminal?
Is there power at the starter and solenoid with the key on?

Failing these experiments purchase a Chilton's manual for this make and model of vehicle and failing that seek the assistance of a professional mechanic.

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