Hmm, I'd have thought with this sort of voltage you'd at least hear it
veryyyy slowwwly try turn over then die. The click suggests that the starter
motor is engaging, but it isn't turning the engine over.
Get a jump start and see if it works, if not, I'd be looking to replace the
Check the voltage at the starter motor while someone else turns the key to
start. Check the main battery power first and then the small wire on
solinoid from ign switch. Make sure to earth your multi-meter on engine, not
battery. If you get a voltage drop when key is turned then bad connection
somewhere, otherwise dodgy starter.
"Alf Higgins" <AH> wrote in message
Near enough, but what matters is the voltage on load. First, however,
I'd check for loose connections, feed and earth. Also, find the starter
and give the small cylinder that's likely piggybacked onto it a good
whack with the handle of a big screwdriver, preferably while trying to
Never knowingly understood. (Ivor Cutler)
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