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Old 10-01-2012, 08:08 PM   #1
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yj starts hard!

My yj has started kinda hard since like day one. I was wondering if that's normal. It sounds like the starter struggles to start a little bit and once it fires it sounds like a grinding whooshing sound. Iv shimmed the starter and it didn't make a difference.

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Old 10-01-2012, 11:00 PM   #2

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Check this out you might beable to figure out what is happening. Or just google shimming a starter and see what else you find.

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Old 10-02-2012, 01:01 PM   #3
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i had a hard starting problem for a while
things i did and now it's gone:

1 Checked tube for fuel pump to sending unit (was cut)
2 New Ignition Coil (Wasn't Needed)
3 New Wires, Plugs, Cap, rotor (little help)
4 New Starter (shimmed) (didn't help)
5 Crank Position Sensor (Worked like a champ, starts just fine now)

But then again, all of this could have gone into the fixing of my problem
I like her topless.. that's when she gets dirty

1992 YJ 2.5L 5SPD / 4.10 GEARS / 34x1050x15 LTBs
SOA With Boomerangs / Cavalier Z24 Seats
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