sup i was wondering if anyone had any ideas why my new starter will not
work? took the old one out because the solanoid was shot, now my friend
that was helping me took the cables off the starter and now is not sure
where they go. I thought it would be pretty simple because they seem to
be sized to only fit a certan lead but when i try and start i get
nothing. no click ,no hum ,no nothing need to get to work any help
would be really awsome thx.
I'm not looking at mine, but I do have my 1986 factory wiring manual in
front of me...should just be two connections... One with 2 or 3 wires
together on the same connector and a larger gauge single wire (purple).
Check to make sure the cables are providing the correct amount of juice
when the key is turned to the 'start' position. I'd use alligator
clips on the leads of a multitester and then try to crank it and see if
the needle jumps up to 12vdc on the meter...
Also, just to be sure, I'd try to pull your ground source off the body
of the starter.
If you have long enough leads on the meter, you can set it on the hood
while it's open with the leads going under the gap between the hood and
body. That way you can see the meter from the driver's seat and DIY
without having someone else start the truck while you're up front.
If you're not getting power at the starter wires, you'll need to start
tracing the problem down. You may want to check the little junction
block on the firewall near the master cylinder. Make sure the nut
holding the wires in place is properly tightened and that it's making a
Let us know how it goes...
hey thx for helping. my truck has 3 leads, 1 from the battery,2 with
small o clip so it only fits on 1 post, and 3 that has 1 oclip but with
3 wires going into it. i know wher the big power one goes but not the
others any help would be great!
Jon R. Pickens wrote:
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