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Re: reconnecting wires to starter
All the wire you got they all got a big therminal with big hole that goes on the big bolt on the starter and the one that has a small therminal goes on the litlle bolt to the front of bumper hope it fix for you and a fixya for my rating thank you pierre p.s if you have any other question dont hesitate
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Without amp rating on charger let's move on to other items to look at.
Are the connections to battery tight and clean. Make sure you have cleaned both posts. Make sure there is no corrosion on cable ends. Also look at the wire that runs to ground , insure that is clean as well. Reconnect battery!
Turn off all accessories (radio, heater, A/C). When you open doors does the dome light turn on.
Does the dome light dim as you crank / click.
Can the car be jump started? If yes then I would lean to a weak battery. Without test equipment ( voltmeter) tough to varify.
You didn't explain why you replaced battery, but a purchased battery usually will normally be enough.
Make sure the battery size (amp hours) is rated for your engine size.
make sure wires to your starter are also corrosion free. A bad ground won't allow enough current flow giving you the click no crank.
try turning the key on off rapidly thus making starter move slightly and if it starts you are probably in need of new starter. The starter relay is easy to replace and cheaper so you can start there.
Would need to post year make and model for a diagtam. In all probability when the battery got shorted out by the pulley it damaged the voltage regulator inside the alternator. Make sure all your connections are clean and tight.
When you disconnected the starter interrupt relay, you have to reconnect the two large wires(black/white stripe) on the car's ignition harness, that the relay was connected to, back together. That is your car's starter wire. I'm assuming that you're the one who removed the alarm from your car and you know what wire I'm talking about.
Double check your battery terminals and cables...make sure they are clean, corrosion-free and snug. If they're dirty or have a layer of corrosion, even a new battery will make your starter click (due to poor voltage to the starter). Get yourself a battery terminal cleaning brush and clean them real good and connect snugly.
undo the possitive battery cable jack car up in front place jack stands under the A arms for support unbolt starter from transmission & all wires get new starter & replace all wires on new new starter put starter back in bolt it down & make sure all bolts are tight & reconnect battery & it sure start
First thing is to get a multimeter. Make sure that the main wire going to the starter is hot. should have 12v all the time. Then the smaller wire on the solenoid should have 12v when you are cranking the engine. if its not then you found your problem and go from there. Thank you, Lee
1. Raise the vehicle so you can safely get underneath. The starter is typically located under the engine near the transmission mating surface. DON'T RELY ON A CHEAP JACK! Use drive on ramps or jack stands safely positioned on the frame, and lock the parking brake AND chock the rear wheels to keep it from rolling. 2. Disconnect the negative cable from the battery to remove voltage from the system. Don't want to arc yourself to the frame when you disconnect the cables from the starter! 3. Locate the starter motor and remove the nut that holds the starter cable in place, remove the cable and position it out of the way. 4. Disconnect the solenoid connector...the smaller of the two wires going to the starter. 5. Remove the bolts holding the starter to the mount...usually 2, sometimes 3. 6. Remove the old starter. 7. Carefully compare the old to the new...make sure they match. 8. Install the new starter...thread all the mounting bolts in hand tight, then torque them to the specification listed in the service manual. 9. Reconnect the two wires you removed earlier. 10. Reconnect the battery. That should do it! Hope this helps...
Facing the solenoid on the starter, the small (trigger) wire goes to the terminal on the right.Be careful that it does not touch the larger battery terminal and remember, the cover on the solenoid is plastic...tighten too much and you can break it.