WON'T START

  • Tiny
  • jdog
  • 1981 Chevrolet Luv
  • 4 CYL
  • 2WD
  • manual
  • 200 miles

I have a 1981 Chevy Luv with the Isuzu Diesel and it won't start. When I turn the key I get 1 click. With the headlights on I still get the click the lights dim but only a little and as soon as I let off the key they go right back to being bright. The battery is charged and the terminals and post are clean and tight. Is this a loose connection further down or is it the starter or solenoid?

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Sunday, December 5th, 2010 AT 10:16 PM

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  • Tiny
  • mhpautos
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This is sounding like a problem with the starter solenoid, the contacts may be burnt out and the solenoid is engaging but no current is flowing, start looking here,

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Monday, December 6th, 2010 AT 12:57 AM

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