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Starter problem When we turn off the key, and remove it from the ignition, it doesn't disengage. We found this out after my husband replaced the starter and celenoid after both were burned out. When he reconnected the starter, the engine tried to turn over. Now we have to keep it disconnected, place the key in, turn it on, open the hood and the engine starts. Does anyone have an idea what could be causing this?

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You have the srarter solonoid connected wrong it does have the fender mounted solonoid right?
on the one side of the solonoid you connect JUST THE WIRE GOING TO THE STARTER
and on the other terminal the Battery POSITIVE CABLE AND ALL FUSEABLE LINKS
If you find this information helpful please leave me a good rating and feel free to contact me if you have any questions

Posted on Aug 10, 2008

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  • Anonymous Aug 10, 2008

    The only other thing that can be causing your problem is the small wires on the solonoid are backwards try reversing them. Make sure there ar no wires touching from any one terminal to another when they got tightened down.

  • Anonymous Aug 11, 2008

    please let me know what you find that fixes this one so I may update my data. Thanks you, Randy also cerify the connections at the starter that none are touching and are corretly positioned

  • Anonymous Aug 13, 2008

    Hope you are haaving good luck in this problem please let me know where you are with the repair and if I can help in any way

  • Anonymous Aug 13, 2008

    send me your email and I will email you the diagram send email to [email protected]

  • Anonymous Aug 13, 2008

    need to know is your vehicle a limited edition ? or a base model



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