91 Cadillac Brougham 49,000 miles. 5.7V8.
Well today mother turned the ignition key & nothing happened. No crank,
no clickety - click, nothing. Naturally its has to be 33 degrees out !
I checked the battery, 11.9 volts. cleaned the battery cables & ground
on the fender. Still did nothing when you turned the key.
Got out the Chevy Wrench ( Ball pean ammerHay ) and tapped the starter a
few times. Turned the key & silence.
Tomorrow I'll try the screwdriver trick , jumping the hot wire to to
solenoid S terminal and also check to see if I got currrent down to the
Oh, it is the original starter. A Delco rebuild is $76 my cost ( List $
Question is :: The Caddy book says to drop the exhaust crossover that
blocks the starter to remove starter.
My ( Bonneville ) mechanic doesn't recall dropping the exhaust to change
a starter on this type of car or the Caprice ( same engine ). Been awle
since he's worked on one.
Anybody know for sure if the exhaust has to be moved or can the starter
be snaked out throught multiple twists & turns? Trans lines may have to
be moved too..
1991 Pontiac Bonneville LE, 3800 V6
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