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06-28-2013 08:42 PM
BeerMan No prob!
06-28-2013 08:28 PM
eagle223
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Originally Posted by Loic View Post
just installed the new one and voila !
I want to thanks every one if you guys for your help , thanks!

The old one,
That little thing caused me grief last summer too, glad you got it figured out
06-28-2013 08:15 PM
Loic just installed the new one and voila !
I want to thanks every one if you guys for your help , thanks!

The old one,
06-28-2013 06:47 PM
Loic LoL, I just got home, and received tge package
06-28-2013 06:42 PM
BeerMan Follow up?
06-27-2013 06:57 PM
Loic i ordered the actutor pin and will receive it tomorrow.... we'll see
06-27-2013 06:49 PM
Loic ok, the update.
when arcing the starter the jeep start !!
06-27-2013 09:17 AM
Loic
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Originally Posted by arcountryboy View Post

it goes without saying, but I'll say it anyway. Make sure it is in nuetral before doing the arc test.
Yes sir ! LoL
06-27-2013 09:16 AM
arcountryboy
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Originally Posted by Loic View Post
Ok, ilk try that when I , get home. Ill lwt you know. Thanks !

it goes without saying, but I'll say it anyway. Make sure it is in nuetral before doing the arc test.
06-27-2013 08:51 AM
novi306 Someone had removed the negative terminal on mine and put a bolt on terminal and I went through the same thing. The battery post and terminal looked fine until I took it apart an saw how corroded the actual wire was. So I cleaned the wire and put on a new negative terminal and have never had that problem again.
06-27-2013 08:47 AM
BeerMan No prob. The actuator pin is a common prob and a 12 dollar fix. I beat myself to death with a similar problem you had and then someone suggested the pin on this forum and TA DAA!!

It's basically a cheap metal pin that rotates when you turn your key. You remove the trim around the ignition. Remove the tumbler ( turn the key one click forward and press the release). Then you will probably see a cracked/broken actuator.
06-27-2013 08:41 AM
Loic Ok, ilk try that when I , get home. Ill lwt you know. Thanks !
06-27-2013 08:40 AM
BeerMan You'll know when ya arc the right ones haha!
06-27-2013 08:33 AM
BeerMan I just have 2 bolts at like 4 and 8 o'clock on the starter that I can arc with a long screwdriver.
06-27-2013 08:26 AM
Loic
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Originally Posted by BeerMan View Post
Turn the key all the way forward and arc the starter. If it starts I'd check the actuator pin in the key tumbler/column.
Arc the 2 larger pin with the larger nut on the starter ?
06-27-2013 08:25 AM
Loic
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Originally Posted by Big Sarge View Post

X2 physically pull the cables off the battery and scrape them really good to clean them as well as clean the battery posts really well. This is such a common problem there should be a sticky on this!
I had to temove the cable to install the new starter (the +) and it looked good
06-27-2013 08:21 AM
Big Sarge You can also peel back a little of the insulation on the main power cables to check for corrosion on the actual cable itself.
06-27-2013 08:18 AM
BeerMan Turn the key all the way forward and arc the starter. If it starts I'd check the actuator pin in the key tumbler/column.
06-27-2013 08:05 AM
Loic
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Originally Posted by TimboSlice View Post
Could it be a CPS or crank positioning sensor? Or if auto, a neutral safety switch. Just a thought.
It's@manual, but I have a fuse in the auto trans slot, the fuse I'd good. But the way the jeep act would be the same. Again one day the jeep is fine next day it wont start
06-27-2013 08:01 AM
Big Sarge
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Originally Posted by novi306 View Post
Have you checked the battery terminals ?
X2 physically pull the cables off the battery and scrape them really good to clean them as well as clean the battery posts really well. This is such a common problem there should be a sticky on this!
06-27-2013 08:01 AM
Loic Yes I did, clean and tight
06-27-2013 08:01 AM
TimboSlice Could it be a CPS or crank positioning sensor? Or if auto, a neutral safety switch. Just a thought.
06-27-2013 07:57 AM
novi306 Have you checked the battery terminals ?
06-26-2013 09:55 PM
Loic
98 tj wont start

98 tj 4 cyl. 2 days ago I used the jeep no problems what so ever, then yesterday was about to go to work and it just didnt want to start. the starter was not even running, just a click in the " dashboard.
battery is good, wentahaead and just replaced the starter and it still wont start or turn the starter over. when ignition is on, I am getting 12 volts at the starter.
I am running out of ideas, anybody ???

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