YJ wont start, replaced EVRERYTHING! Please help! ): - Jeep Wrangler Forum

Go Back   Jeep Wrangler Forum > General Jeep Discussions > General Jeep Discussion

Join Wrangler Forum Today

Thread Tools

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on WranglerForum.com
Old 08-15-2012, 03:19 PM
Thread Starter
Belmont4000's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2010
Posts: 14
Belmont4000 is on a distinguished road
Angry YJ wont start, replaced EVRERYTHING! Please help! ):

As the title says, i have replaced every thing.. but here's the story.

I went out one night, came home slept, woke back up. Turned the key, and got nothing, so sound, and no, its not a dead battery. So, i arch the starter and notice i can still start it, alright. Go to Advanced and get a neutral safety switch and a starter relay, still nothing.

Next day i go out, try to arch the starter, it only clicks. (So now my starter is dead!) Rip it out, bring it up to advanced, and luckily, they gave me one since its a relatively new starter, drop it in, still no key start, but i can arch it.

I was going to look into the ignition switch, but when i turn the key, i can feel the relay click, so i know its giving the signal. From here, i checked all the connections from the battery to the starter, from the fuse box to the starter...ect and even the fuse for the starter. NOTHING.

Pleae save me! I dont like seeing my baby in this condition.
Belmont4000 is offline   Quote
Old 08-15-2012, 05:13 PM   #2
sparky's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Phila
Posts: 2,917
sparky is on a distinguished road
So you you replaced some good parts without testing them and it still does not work.

1. Have the battery tested.
2. Clean the battery and starter connections. Don't just look at them, tem them off and clean them.
3. Start tracing your wires and make sure you are getting voltage where it needs to be when it needs to be.

sparky is offline   Quote
Old 08-15-2012, 08:29 PM   #3

WF Supporting Member
1SAS's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2010
Posts: 546
1SAS is on a distinguished road
Sparky gave you great advice. One more thing, on my 1992 YJ had a fusible link going to the starter. As mentioned above, check the wires. If one of the wires (going to the starter) looks melted, that is probably what happened... however, this problem sounds like a ground issue... bad battery AND bad ground. If you find the fusible link melted, you can buy more at NAPA.

Take care,
Check "YJ V6 Conversion Swap" if you want to see my "frame up" restoration that anyone can do.

Check "WWII Willy's restoration and usage..." if you want to see THE ORIGINAL JEEP IN ACTION.
1SAS is offline   Quote

issue , starting

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:59 PM.

User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging v3.1.0 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2017 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2017 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.

Jeep®, Wrangler, Liberty, Wagoneer, Cherokee, and Grand Cherokee are copyrighted and trademarked to Chrysler Motors LLC.
Wranglerforum.com is not in any way associated with the Chrysler Motors LLC
« Back

Enter your email address:

Delivered by FeedBurner