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  • 1994 Chevrolet S-10

Electrical problem
1994 Chevy S-10 6 cyl Four Wheel Drive Automatic 199550 miles

i just replaced my starter and when I started my truck the new starter that I just installed wouldnt turn off, so whats the problem?

Monday, February 8th, 2010 AT 1:10 PM

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  • JDL
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Hi, the S terminal at the starter solenoid should not be hot, except with the key in the start position. When you release the key, it springs back to the run position and the S terminal shouldn't be hot?

If no voltage at S terminal, usually purple wire, engine running, the pinion gear may be hung up on the flywheel. Does your starter use shims? With eveything turned off, remove flywheel dust cover, where applicable, see if pinion gear is still engaged to the flywheel?

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Monday, February 8th, 2010 AT 1:54 PM

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