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post #1 of 4 Old 03-28-2007, 08:05 PM Thread Starter
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78 cherokee starting problem

I own a 78 cherokee with the 285 in line 6 and put a new starter in it, well now it won't start, i have power and i have a spark but for some reason it won't crank over, any advice/help would be greatly appreciated.

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post #2 of 4 Old 03-28-2007, 10:47 PM
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Sounds like a ground problem or maybe a solenoid.


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I have a new starter in the Jeep... a new alternator... and I just replaced the battery cables... I am getting power, but there is still not enough to turn over the starter. I had a mechanic look at it and he could not even figure the problem out... so i am not sure what I should do now... any suggestions??
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Is the starter grounded to the frame or batt? If you hear a click and no crank, possible sticking solenoid, there is also a wire that goes to the coil form the "S" terminal on the starter I believe. No click when turning key=bad conections.
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