Having problems with your Nissan Pathfinder ?
My car dont star, i check my ligths and averything is ok, i listen under de motor a little click click
i hit in the starter whit a screw
The solenoid appears to be functioning, which leaves the starter motor itself and the heavy duty contacts within the solenoid. If you have access to a test light or voltmeter, hook either tester between an unpainted engine ground (like a bolt) and the wire which comes from the battery positive terminal to the solenoid. the light should come ON or the meter reads 12 volts. If ok, set the emergency brake, then test the starter connection while someone tries the starter. If no light (or meter reading), replace the solenoid. If you get light or meter reading, then replace the starter.
If ur getting a clicking noise when u attempt to start it sounds like the starter drive ingaging into the flywheel but the starter isn't turning. Check ur battery to make sure it is fully charged and get a load test to make sure it is ok. Next check the connettions to the battery. Ur Problem wasn't complete--if crossing terminals at the starter the engine turns over it is the starter soloid, if it just clicks it is the battery or connections
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My car dont star, i check my ligths and averything is ok, i listen under de motor a little click click i hit in the starter whit a screw
The solenoid appears to be functioning, which leaves the starter motor itself and the heavy duty contacts within the solenoid. If you have access to a test light or voltmeter, hook either tester between an unpainted engine ground (like a bolt) and t ... Nissan Pathfinder
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Dead cell and or loose grounds at the starter will do it every time!! ... 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt
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Check starter relay. ... 1997 Dodge Neon
I have a problem with the starter on my 1996 bmw 318i , the car starts at times, and ater i turn it of then try to star it again it wont start. i put in a new starter but it still dose the same. when i try to star the car it ingages but then winds down. is there a relay or some other part that works with the starter motor?
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