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Joey 04-17-2009 11:17 PM

Wont start
I have a 95 Yj with 2.5. All she does when I turn key is click. I checked the voltage at battery, it was good. I moved to the starter, voltage was good. I took the starter off and hooked to jumper cables and it turned over on the floor. Put starter back on and same thing happens. Now I click my lights on and there real dim and my radio clicks off and on. Put new battery terminals on and checked the ground to the block. Every things tight, its about to blow my mind. I think theres a loose ground somewhere. Any ideas. Thanks for the help in advanced.

RednekYJ 04-17-2009 11:45 PM

dead spot in the starter. have someone tap it with a hammer while cranking.

Joey 04-18-2009 01:23 PM

Would that make my lights dim and everything too.

kik 04-18-2009 02:20 PM

It does sound like a bad ground.

Joey 04-18-2009 02:34 PM

Are there any other main grounds besides the one to the block and the fire wall?

EMS 34 20 04-18-2009 02:53 PM

X2 bad spot in the starter My XJ did the same thing and the starter was shot

jmurray79 04-18-2009 03:10 PM

remember, it should have a body to chassis ground too.

87YJWrangler 04-19-2009 02:10 AM

Yeah check for your grounds and than maybe your alternator too

Joey 04-19-2009 09:35 AM

I took the starter back off today. I am going to take it to advanced auto and let them test it and I will let you guys know what I find. Thanks for the advice.

Rainycity 04-20-2009 03:00 PM

How many volts are you getting at the battery? 14?
I thought maybe it wasn`t charging properly when I first read your post but I would
not only make sure everything is tight but clean. If you have debris under your grounds you may not be getting a good ground even though everything`s tight.

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