ENGINE WONT TURN OVER AND ITS NOT THE BATTERY

  • Tiny
  • Fnhateit
  • 1997 HONDA DEL SOL
  • 145,000 MILES

Engine will not even try to turn over its silent. When I try to crank it all my interior lights and radio are working so I dont think its the battery.

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Thursday, January 12th, 2012 AT 3:56 AM

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  • Tiny
  • Saturntech9
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Do you have a multimeter to do some testing?There isnt a security light on solid or flashing is there?

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Thursday, January 12th, 2012 AT 3:59 AM
  • Tiny
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No I do not have a multimeter for testing. All lights come on like normal.

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Thursday, January 12th, 2012 AT 4:14 AM
  • Tiny
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You will need a test light or multimeter let me know when you have one so we can trace power.

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Thursday, January 12th, 2012 AT 4:32 AM
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  • KHLow2008
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If there is no noise at all and the dash indicator lights do not dim when turned to crank, either the ignition switch or starter is bad, neutral start switch (for manual transmission) or Park Neutral Position switch are faulty.

Check the starter solenoid wire to see if it is disconnected.
Ensure shift position is in either P or N if auto transmisison.

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Thursday, January 12th, 2012 AT 3:13 PM
  • Tiny
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Ok I know this sounds girlie. Where is the solenoid wire located? I bought my car new and it hasnt given me problems and yes a female that dont know jack about car stuff.

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Thursday, January 12th, 2012 AT 4:25 PM
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The solenoid wire is at the starter motor, the one that is small and plugged in. Unplug it and use a fused wire to apply battery voltage to it.

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Friday, January 13th, 2012 AT 2:59 PM

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