I HAVE A 1993 JEEP CHEROKEE WITH A STRAIGHT 6 ...

  • Tiny
  • chadgautier
  • 1993 Jeep Cherokee
  • 120,000 miles

I have a 1993 Jeep Cherokee with a straight 6 cylinder, 4.0 Liter engine. I replaced the starter last summer. Everything seemed to be working fine, when 2 weeks ago the replacement starter went out. So I replaced it with another starter… that starter only lasted 5 days. What could be causing the starters to go bad so quickly?

Tuesday, January 29th, 2013 AT 9:43 PM

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  • Tiny
  • CJ MEDEVAC
  • Expert
  • 8,986 posts

REMOVE THE STARTER AND INSPECT THE FLYWHEEL TEETH. WHAT DO THE STARTER TEETH LOOK LIKE?

TURN THE ENGINE OVER AT THE HARMONIC BALANCER WITH A WRENCH/ SOCKET TO SEE THE REST OF THE FLYWHEEL

I'VE SEE BRAND NEW STUFF BE BAD

SORTA DESCRIBE WHAT THE STARTER'S SYMPTOMS ARE?

THE MEDIC

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Wednesday, January 30th, 2013 AT 1:58 AM

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