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Old 07-21-2019, 10:52 AM   #1
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How do you determine if the starter is the problem, I cleaned the Armature, installed new brush set, but the starter still turns over very slow or not at all. The battery is new. This vehicle always started up immediately before.
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Old 07-21-2019, 10:56 AM   #2
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Possibly a poor ground?
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Old 07-21-2019, 10:59 AM   #3
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Possibly a poor ground?
that was my next move, to see if my grounds were clean, after trying to start the car numerous times I touched the battery connection to the starter and it was very hot.
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Old 07-21-2019, 11:07 AM   #4
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History tells me to always start with the grounds when I have electrical issues.
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Old 07-21-2019, 12:21 PM   #5
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the connection that gets hot is a bad connection ---start there
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Old 07-21-2019, 01:46 PM   #6
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If one of the starter bolts are too long , it can drag against the flywheel and cause drag . When I go through a starter , I always replace the rear bushing . A worn rear bushing can cause the armature to drag .
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