post #1 of Old 07-08-2013, 05:07 PM Thread Starter
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Will not turn over, just clicks

Replaced battery, battery cables, and starter. Please help!

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post #2 of Old 07-08-2013, 05:17 PM
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Alternator. Have you done that. Will it jump off. That about all you got left to replace.
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post #3 of Old 07-08-2013, 07:49 PM
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I would vote alternator issue but clean your connections first. Does it just click once? You should probably try giving the starter and solenoid a good whack with a soft mallet. I'm betting something is stuck.
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post #4 of Old 07-08-2013, 11:04 PM
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Insure the battery is charged.
Insure the battery is grounded to both the frame and engine.
check for voltage at both sides of the solenoid when it is engaged. should be a solid 12V or more with the starter inoperative.
Check for voltage at the starter. If you have a voltage drop, you will need to check the cable.
If all of the above are good, you may want to check the brushes on the starter or a jammed Bendix drive.
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post #5 of Old 07-09-2013, 09:49 AM
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Will motor turn over by hand? If it will not remove belt and see if it will turn over by hand.
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post #6 of Old 07-09-2013, 03:18 PM
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I highly recommend checking, cleaning/scrubbing/wire brushing and torquing down connections from battery to starter and all your grounds. I replaced my starter earlier this and had a very similar issue. After cleaning the shiznit outta the connections my problem was solved. Definitely worth a shot.

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post #7 of Old 07-09-2013, 03:39 PM
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Originally Posted by ntbctatum
Replaced battery, battery cables, and starter. Please help!
Try jumping it and then disconnect the battery while its running. If it dies then alternator. If it stays running then check solenoid starter etc.
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