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Unread 04-14-2014, 11:40 AM   #31
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6VDC in 'run', is OK.
Run a wire from the POS(+) side of your battery to the POS(+)side of the coil.
See if it starts.
You'll need to pull the wire to 'kill' the eng after you turn the key off.
Good luck,
LG

Oh, do I need to disconnect the (+) side of the battery first?

We're getting some heavy rain and I don't have a garage so I may have to wait.

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Unread 04-14-2014, 11:46 AM   #32
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16-18 awg-stranded, would do well.
Buy it anywhere.
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Unread 04-14-2014, 11:52 AM   #33
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Oh, do I need to disconnect the (+) side of the battery first?

We're getting some heavy rain and I don't have a garage so I may have to wait.
No, leave everything else alone

I am thinking the intent of this jumper is to bypass the fender solenoid start circuit to see if it got damaged.

As mentioned, you have OK power in run. And don't forget to unhook the jumper to the coil if it doesn't start.

Any old wire will do too, it only needs to be 14 -16-18 ga. Lamp cord wire even.
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Unread 04-14-2014, 11:55 AM   #34
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Speaker wire will work too. It's a low-load circuit
I'm bypass'n the ign switch etc.

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Unread 04-14-2014, 12:09 PM   #35
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I went and got some 16g from Auto Zone. It's raining hard here right now so I have to wait...might as well get some wire because I'll eventually need it.

I test this when the rain passes.

Thanks!
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Speaker wire will work too. It's a low-load circuit
I'm bypass'n the ign switch etc.

LG
Her ignition switch is sending to the solenoid because it turns over. The solenoid may not be sending to the coil during the 'start' cycle. The 'run' circuit just tested OK.

The other test is to put the meter on the coil while someone else turns the key to be sure the coil gets power when the starter is turning. This would save the jumper test.

If there is power at the coil when the starter is turning, then a plug wire needs to be checked for spark. A plug can be removed and held against the block plugged in to see if it sparks when someone turns the key.

Pretty sure it isn't out of gas..... Right?
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Oh and before testing a plug for spark, wait for the rain to stop or it could umm tingle a little. Lol.
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Unread 04-14-2014, 12:25 PM   #38
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Run @ 6vdc is good.
You will have 12vdc @ start.
With the jumper in place, all the key is do'n is spin'n the starter.....
Everything else has been by-passed.
This is also known as 'hot-wiring' the ign.
Water(rain)and electricity are not friendly.......
PUT THE CHARGER, BACK ON THE BATTERY--------
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Her ignition switch is sending to the solenoid because it turns over. The solenoid may not be sending to the coil during the 'start' cycle. The 'run' circuit just tested OK.

The other test is to put the meter on the coil while someone else turns the key to be sure the coil gets power when the starter is turning. This would save the jumper test.

If there is power at the coil when the starter is turning, then a plug wire needs to be checked for spark. A plug can be removed and held against the block plugged in to see if it sparks when someone turns the key.

Pretty sure it isn't out of gas..... Right?
Definitely not out of gas. Tanked it up right after I bought it Saturday.

No one is here to help me. And it's raining. So I'll check when it stops and dries a little.
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Unread 04-14-2014, 12:32 PM   #40
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Run @ 6vdc is good.
You will have 12vdc @ start.
With the jumper in place, all the key is do'n is spin'n the starter.....
Everything else has been by-passed.
This is also known as 'hot-wiring' the ign.
Water(rain)and electricity are not friendly.......
PUT THE CHARGER, BACK ON THE BATTERY--------
LG
Well I get a "tingle" if I put the charger back on?
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Very easy to steal gas from a Jeep, CJ.
Ck your fuel gauge when it dries up.
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Unhook the battery POS(+) again and connect the clamps BEFORE you plug the charger into house current. Put charger on highest setting, and go have some coffee.
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Very easy to steal gas from a Jeep, CJ.
Ck your fuel gauge when it dries up.
LG

Noooooo...it's parked behind my house and I don't like on a janky part of town and my Jeep's gas cap has a lock and I've not heard of people having trouble with that in the police reports in the neighborhood newsletter.
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Lock'n gas cap on a jeep is a joke.
I can cut the exposed filler hose inside your fender-well, then insert a garden hose and your gas is now mine.
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Lock'n gas cap on a jeep is a joke.
I can cut the exposed filler hose inside your fender-well, then insert a garden hose and your gas is now mine.
LG
Not if Jen pops a cap in your fat hairy arse from her back window.
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