Hey guys I'm not a grease-monkey so this will probably be an easy question for most of you seasoned-vets to answer for me but my car has been running very strong these past few weeks but today I go out to start and and it just ticks when I turn the key, I think the starter must be shot right? Any help would be fantastic thanks a lot guys
check your ground wires before you go any further. follow the ones from the battery to where they should end. the two from the batter will go as follows.
one will connect direct to firewall next to the wiper motor. the other should follow the main power cable towards starter but fastens to the tranny bell housing either on or above a starter bolt.
there is a third that connects the plenum to the firewall this is an unshielded flat braided cable. if any of these are lose tighten them up. if off connect to the next nearest available bolt hole. and then try to start.
i can not emphasise enough the importance of all these wires. if the car/motor has no ground it will ground via the throttle cable from throttle body to junction box and melt the plastic coating. this will stick the inner cable to the steal outter sleave and you have no throttle then and a car off road.
Last edited by Colt45 GTO; 04-22-2008 at 04:24 PM.
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