GOING THREW STARTERS BROKE END OFF A NEW ONE

  • Tiny
  • rondierckens
  • 2000 Chevrolet Blazer
  • 170,000 miles

I have had a starter put in my 4.3 by a profesional shimed and all ! It cranks over but sometimes it sounds like it kicks back and makes the starter grind! Flywheel is fine all the way around! Ac delco starter is in it! A pro tranny guy told me it could be the tranny is locking up! Makes cents cause it seems to jump forward when try n to start sometimes wow its been 4 starters now! What the $%#^ is the problem with this sh@#?

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Wednesday, September 26th, 2012 AT 12:43 AM

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  • Tiny
  • CJ MEDEVAC
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WILL IT FIRE UP AND RUN?

WILL IT DRIVE WITH NO TRANNY SYMPTOMS?

MY DAD'S '76 F-150 SLUNG OFF 3 STARTER'S (BROKE THE EARS OFF THE STARTER) WHEN THE ENGINE KICKED BACK. THIS TURNED OUT TO BE A TIMING PROBLEM. THE HOLD DOWN FORK THAT HELD THE DISTRIBUTOR IN PLACE WAS BENT AND ALLOWED THE DISTRIBUTOR TO MOVE

I CAN ALSO SEE THE POSSIBILITY OF THE "TRANNY"

A PREVIOUS GIRLFRIEND HAD A '82 MUSTANG 200 6 CYL W/ C-5 TRANNY. IT HAD A TORQUE CONVERTER WHICH WOULD "NORMALLY" LOCK THE ENGINE TO THE TRANNY AT A CERTAIN RPM.

IT GLITCHED A TIME OR TWO, BUT THE LAST TIME. IT HAD PERMANENTLY LOCKED UP. CRANKING THE STARTER (ON THIS AUTOMATIC), ACTED JUST LIKE CRANKING THE STARTER ON A STANDARD TRANSMISSION WITHOUT PUSHING IN THE CLUTCH PEDAL. THE CAR WANTED TO MOVE, WHEN IT SHOULDN'T

WITH THE CAR AT MY HOUSE AND MY "VIVID DESCRIPTIONS", I CHECKED WITH 4 DIFFERENT TRANNY SHOPS.1ST 3 SAID IT NEEDED A FULL REBUILD, EACH ONE WAS OVER $1000. THE LAST SUGGESTED THE TORQUE CONVERTER WAS THE PROBLEM

LUCKILY, THIS FELLER SPENT A LITTLE TIME WITH ME AND FOUND THAT SOME COMPANY MADE A TORQUE CONVERTER WITHOUT THE LOCK UP FEATURE. IT WAS $96, I REPLACED IT IN A FEW HOURS WITH A LITTLE HELP FROM A BUDDY, A FEW DAYS AFTER IT WAS ORDERED IN

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Wednesday, September 26th, 2012 AT 1:12 AM
  • Tiny
  • rondierckens
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It will fire up I find I have to hit the gas sonetimes to get it to start! It shifts perfect

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Wednesday, September 26th, 2012 AT 1:26 AM
  • Tiny
  • ASEMaster6371
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To add, you said it kicks back? Thats what is breaking the nose. Common on aluminum starters.

You need to find out why it is kicking back on start up.

Roy

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Wednesday, September 26th, 2012 AT 1:49 AM
  • Tiny
  • CJ MEDEVAC
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WHAT ABOUT CRANKING IT UP IN NEUTRAL?

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Wednesday, September 26th, 2012 AT 1:50 AM
  • Tiny
  • rondierckens
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In neutral it still jumps a head a lil but not all the time! Most times! Could it have anyhing to do with injectors? I just dont want to chang the tranny !

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Wednesday, September 26th, 2012 AT 2:38 AM
  • Tiny
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But I have an other truck with a good one in it!

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Wednesday, September 26th, 2012 AT 2:39 AM

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