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memphistex
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Mar 15, 2011, 3:14 PM

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I hope you are still available. I just started haviing another problem with the 99 Century. I parked it and then went to start and the starter would not turn over. We took it off, had it checked and showed good. We took the battery for a check and it showed good. We checked the relay and fuse under the hood and all showed good. Any ideas?


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Mar 15, 2011, 3:32 PM

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I moved your post to start a new question and edited the title. Please stay with one car, one problem per thread.



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Mar 15, 2011, 5:58 PM

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check the small wire on the solenoid see if it has 12v with someone holding it in the start position. >>

Check for 12v at big cable on the starter side.>>

If all checks out make sure mating surface is clean so it has a good ground>>

Make sure ground cable is attached properly follow the big cable and it should attach to metal somewhere usually on the engine.

Let me know how that goes.


memphistex
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Mar 16, 2011, 10:13 AM

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I found that the small wire on the solonoid was broken where it was very hard to see. Fixed that and all is well. Thanks a lot.




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