View Single Post
smg911 smg911 is offline
Registered User
 
smg911's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Tampa. FL
Posts: 261
First make sure the ground strap between the top/back of the transmission and the bottom of the rear trunk floor is clean and making a good connection.

Clean both terminals and all connections on the battery.

Here are a couple of tests you can perform.

Put a test light on the wire to the solenoid and turn on the ignition switch. If the test light lights up, that tells you that you have power through the ignition switch. If it doesn't light, then the problem could be related to the ignition switch circuit.

Put the transmission in neutral. Touch a screwdriver against the main power (large cable) terminal on the starter. While still touching the power terminal, slide the tip of the screwdriver over to the solenoid terminal with the yellow wire. Just kind of quickly touch the two terminals together and the starter should crank. If it cranks then once again the problem is pointing to the ignition switch or related circuit between the switch and the solenoid.
Old 12-14-2010, 08:12 PM
  Pelican Parts Catalog | Tech Articles | Promos & Specials    Reply With Quote #3 (permalink)