STARTER DOESNT ENGAGE WHEN IGNITION KEY IS ...

  • Tiny
  • Anonymous
  • 1989 Volvo 240
  • 182,000 miles

Starter doesn't engage when ignition key is turned to start

Wednesday, January 30th, 2013 AT 9:33 PM

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  • Tiny
  • Jacobandnickolas
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Have a helper turn the key to the start position while you check for power to the smaller wire on the starter. You should have 12v there. If you do, chances are the starter is bad. If there is no power, check the starter relay for power.

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Thursday, January 31st, 2013 AT 3:15 AM

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