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Old 05-19-2012, 11:58 AM
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Default will not turn over

removed gas tank and cleaned, replaced clutch etc. now only clicks when trying to start. battery charged, all lights bright, starter checked at autozone-ok,new sol.on fender. ????? what next????
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Old 05-19-2012, 12:10 PM
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its it one click or several clicks in rapid succesion?

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Old 05-19-2012, 12:22 PM
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Question Re: will not turn over

its a 1992 with a 3.0 manual transmission. high milage....
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Old 05-19-2012, 12:26 PM
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is it one click or several clicks when you try and start it...and can you pop start it?
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Old 05-19-2012, 12:31 PM
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one click with each turn of the switch.. pop start? u mean roll it off ?? no got to blead the clutch system first,just replaced clutch etc.
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Old 05-19-2012, 12:33 PM
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yes roll start it...and there is high resistance in the starter circut somewhere...the starter isnt getting the required current to turn the motor over
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Old 05-19-2012, 12:35 PM
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just cleaned battery cables,guess i will have to trace cables for bad spots, cleaned ground on frame also.
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Old 05-19-2012, 12:37 PM
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check the solonoid to starter cable
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Old 05-19-2012, 12:39 PM
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ok, let u know later...thanks.
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Old 05-21-2012, 02:46 PM
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Check the oil my Freind had this problem the starter clicked one good time each time you tried to start. Pulled the dip stick and it was dry engine was locked.
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Old 05-21-2012, 05:19 PM
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oil full, going to check out the wire tomorrow.
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Old 05-21-2012, 05:54 PM
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A single click is going to be a bad wire somewhere. One of the big ass wires.
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Old 05-21-2012, 08:33 PM
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Have you tried the old screwdriver trick to bypass the starter solenoid?
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Old 05-23-2012, 03:53 PM
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yes, screwdriver trick didn't work.
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Old 05-23-2012, 04:25 PM
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Is it hydro locked? Has it had symptoms of a bad head gasket?
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