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Old 07-02-2011, 02:14 PM   #1
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Starter issues?

Sometimes my Jeep starts just fine, other times I have to let the clutch in and out a few times and then it will start.

Is this a starter clutch issue or a starter issue?

I'm a Jeep newb

Thanks in advance

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Old 07-02-2011, 02:33 PM   #2
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Sounds like the clutch switch is going bad. Easy to replace, it's at the top of the clutch pedal arm.

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Old 07-02-2011, 02:39 PM   #3
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Sounds like the clutch switch is going bad. Easy to replace, it's at the top of the clutch pedal arm.
What about using the clutch bypass?(adding the fuse)
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Old 07-02-2011, 04:37 PM   #4
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I just bypased my switch and inline fuse pluged it back in. just remember it will start in gear. I did replace it. it is a dealer part it cost $83.00 for a cheap made part.
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You sure it's not just a loose/dirty/corroded battery connection? Before assuming anything, I'd remove and wire brush both battery connections until they are bright and shiny, then get them good and tight back onto the battery posts.
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Old 07-02-2011, 05:00 PM   #6
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You sure it's not just a loose/dirty/corroded battery connection? Before assuming anything, I'd remove and wire brush both battery connections until they are bright and shiny, then get them good and tight back onto the battery posts.
Very common problem, easy fix.

I've been seeing a lot of this today
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Old 07-05-2011, 08:48 AM   #7
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Is this what I might be looking for?

Manufacturer ACDelco Name: Starter Or Clutch Switch Item Number: C2244
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Old 07-05-2011, 09:18 AM   #8
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Is this what I might be looking for?

Manufacturer ACDelco Name: Starter Or Clutch Switch Item Number: C2244
Is it the switch? Did you bypass?
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Old 07-05-2011, 12:40 PM   #9
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I put a fuse in the #20 spot and and it bypassed the switch but still isnt starting.

There is some crap on the battery terminals but I wont have a chance to clean it up until I get home.
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Old 07-05-2011, 01:10 PM   #10
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Alright, so I just cleaned the battery posts and terminals....still nothing.

I guess I'm going to be going with a starter and see where that takes me

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