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post #1 of (permalink) Old 09-21-2001, 09:45 PM Thread Starter
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My starting problem (updated)

ok still not cranking....

new solenoid
new starter
new ignition switch,
new ignition module
new battery cables

i tested continuity in the blue/green line that goes to the solenoid and it tested good from the fuse block area to the solenoid, but im still not getting volts there when i crank.

so that leads me to believe that the bad wiring much be behind the dash somewhere.....

oh well...i'll keep you posted....i'll carry jumper cables so i can jump the starter every time i want to drive my jeep



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Re: My starting problem (updated)

one wire coming from the ignition switch should have +12 when the key is in the start position.

check it at the switch, at BOTH sides of the plastic connector at the base fo the column.

if its bad replace the wire, My guess is the conductor is pushed back into the plastic connector ( or carbon fouled)


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Re: My starting problem (updated)

Start at the solenoid and work back to the ignition switch. Use a screw driver to short between the hot lead and the small ignition wire terminal on the solenoid. It should crank. If not, check all wiring and make sure the solenoid is grounded properly.
If you use two screwdrivers to short between the hot lead and the starter lead on the solenoid, it should crank.

To sum it up, start bypassing components until you find the problem.


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