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Starter sometimes does not start - 2001 Dodge Durango

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  • honymlonemnt Aug 06, 2008

    when I go to start my truck it just clicks, after about 3-4 times of turning the starter it finally starts

  • swetay Aug 27, 2008

    I have the same problem with my 1999 Dodge Durango and it has been going on for about 2 yrs and it is now getting to the point it may take you 30 minutes before it starts.

  • Anonymous Jan 31, 2009

    My symptoms seem related to other problems...(1) sometimes it clicks when starting is like it's a bad battery, (2) sometimes it starts like an old engine when you have to help it with some gas, (3) sometimes there is nothing : no click, no crankover, nothing, and of course, (4) sometimes it starts up like it's a brand new car?!?

    I've taken it to 2 different auto parts places who have done battery & starter testing, and there is no problems. Battery voltage is good, alternator is good, and starter is good?!?

    Specifically the battery V = 12.64 and 12.54, rated CCA = 770, measured CCA = 805 and 796, avergage volts during starting = 11.37, crank time = 1.86 and 0.812 sec, charging system (no load) = 13.74 and 13.90, charging system (under load) = 13.75 and 13.77, with ripple normal on both.

    I"m about to pull the starter and alternator and takes those for bench testing at the same auto parts stores, so we'll see how that goes?!?



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Replace the starter

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