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Old 08-01-2014, 05:22 AM   #1
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1983 CJ7 starter problem

I went to start my jeep one evening and it would not turn over. A few times in the past I had to jiggle the battery cable. I did this, the jeep still would not turn over. So I left the key turned on and got out and jiggled the wire again, this time the jeep attempted to start, rolled forward at me, hit a building and the battery wire melted in half at the terminal. The clutch safety has obviously been removed. The what do you guys think could have caused this?

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Old 08-04-2014, 05:28 PM   #2
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If key was in start position like you say" you didnt have a solid connection on your battery. Then while playing with the terminals you got a solid connection and tried to start. Being in gear, it rolled on you. Had a similar experience happen
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