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Old 10-17-2018, 09:51 AM
Chris Sasser Chris Sasser is offline
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Default Starter won't disengage

I've replaced staRter relay, ignition switch, removed starter and had it checked out and still starter not disengaging! I'm at wits end!
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Old 10-17-2018, 11:28 AM
tomboy tomboy is offline
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Default Re: Starter won't disengage

If it works on the bench but not on the truck, be looking for two wires touching that shouldn't be.
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Old 10-17-2018, 11:51 AM
Dirtman Dirtman is offline
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Default Re: Starter won't disengage

Is this the original starter? New starter? New but remanufactured starter? What year and engine? Automatic or manual? does it constantly stay engaged and spinning or just not pulling the gear back in? Need details.

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Old 11-06-2023, 07:19 PM
7Snyder 7Snyder is offline
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Default Re: Starter won't disengage

I had a similar issue where once my truck started I could here the bendix gear on the starter still engaged with the flywheel. Turned out being that the flywheel was bent and there wasnt enough clearance for the flywheel to idle without making contact with the bendix gear. The flywheel was bent when putting my motor back in the truck and not lining up the torque converter bolts. Hope this helps someone that may stumble upon this thread.
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