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Unread 11-21-2013, 04:28 PM   #31
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On the small wire? Try changing the relay.

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Unread 11-21-2013, 04:30 PM   #32
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Very minimal to no volts on the small wire. Relay in PCM is good
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Unread 11-21-2013, 04:32 PM   #33
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No I would start looking into the ignition switch
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Unread 11-21-2013, 04:39 PM   #34
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Unread 11-21-2013, 04:40 PM   #35
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No I would start looking into the ignition switch
Brand new

And same with the ignition switch with the pin that tends to break
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Unread 11-21-2013, 04:41 PM   #36
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No I would start looking into the ignition switch
Before you do that check the fuses in your fuse panel...
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Unread 11-21-2013, 04:47 PM   #37
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I have gone through the fuse box. Fuses are good to go
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Unread 11-21-2013, 05:42 PM   #38
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I have gone through the fuse box. Fuses are good to go
If you have voltage to the starter relay and the ignition send power to close that relay and send power to the starter solenoid wire and the big red wire has 12 volts with good amperage it should fire up.

If this starter is good; Turn the ignition key to the ON (not START) position. Put 12 volts to the small wire lug on the starter solenoid.

It should fire up....UNLESS you are missing a major ground point, or the starter relay in the PDC lost it's ground point.

Check the second ground from the firewall to the engine block.
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Unread 11-24-2013, 10:06 AM   #39
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I forgot about something that is really obvious. Have you checked the neutral safety switch?
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Unread 11-24-2013, 10:12 AM   #40
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I forgot about something that is really obvious. Have you checked the neutral safety switch?
Yes I did and it did not work. Then I switched it out for the one off the old transfer case and still nothing. I ended up takin it to buddy of mine's shop so hopefully he can figure it out
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Unread 11-24-2013, 12:54 PM   #41
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If u have a 12 volt test light... Attach 2 good ground. Next, have someone hold over ign switch 2 the crank position. Probe the starter housing, if the test light lights, u have a bad ground. Next take voltage drop tests of cables neg and pos. u need a volt meter 4 this test. 2 test the pos cable .. Hook 1 end of the meter to the pos post and the other end 2 the pos starter lug. Crank over the engine.. If u have over 2 volts or more. U have a bad connection or cable. Do the same 4 the ground cable..
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Unread 11-27-2013, 11:18 AM   #42
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On your first post you said your Jeep was a manual trans, so it wont have a neutral safety switch. Check the clutch pedal position switch, or google how to bypass the switch. I think there is a fuse to pull.
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Unread 11-27-2013, 03:02 PM   #43
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On your first post you said your Jeep was a manual trans, so it wont have a neutral safety switch. Check the clutch pedal position switch, or google how to bypass the switch. I think there is a fuse to pull.
I believe I also added that I know tht wasn't what it's actually called, but I couldn't remember what it was actually called. I did however check the clutch pedal position switch that's on the tcase and that is operational. As of now I took my jeep to my buddy's shop and he can't look at it till Saturday due to the holidays so I'll keep everybody posted on what it could be once he looks at it
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Unread 11-27-2013, 07:19 PM   #44
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The clutch pedal position switch is located under the dash on the clutch master cylinder. There is a simple way to bypass the switch. Install a 10 amp fuse into a clutch bypass slot.
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Unread 11-27-2013, 11:18 PM   #45
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The clutch pedal position switch is located under the dash on the clutch master cylinder. There is a simple way to bypass the switch. Install a 10 amp fuse into a clutch bypass slot.
That's slot 20 in the fuse box. Put one in there and I still had no luck with starting
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