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Battery has 12.5 amps but engine won't turn over? Bad solinod?

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  • htrboy Sep 07, 2008

    Have a '96 Nissan Quest that won't crank. I traced the circuit with a multimeter and found that the starter solenoid is getting full voltage with the key in the start position. This has to be the starter or solenoid right?



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I believe you mean 12.5 volts? If so, you should check the connection to the battery cables, as this is first step in diagnosing your problem! You could have a bad connection, corrosion, loose wire, etc. Please be careful!

Let me know how you progress!


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