How to Test and Troubleshoot a Starter Problem

Car won't start? Don't pay a mechanic! Learn how to diagnose an automobile no-start condition by performing simple battery load and voltage drop tests using a multimeter, plus tips and advice for all levels of auto repair experience, including DIY. Sponsored by BBB Industries - makers of premium alternators and starters that meet or exceed OE form, fit and function. http://www.BBBind.com Related Videos... How to Remove & Replace a Starter: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fwdtfOAwGcQ How to Use a Multimeter to Troubleshoot Common Problems: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aDy9-lGNeQM How to Properly Shim a Starter: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3cYqrKmVECY Detailed white paper on heat soak condition: http://tinyurl.com/heatsoak Eric the Car Guy is an ASE-certified Master Technician based in Cincinnati, Ohio.

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How To Test A Car Starter With A Screwdriver And Jumper Cables!
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A Cool Trick To Start A Dead Car
Scotty Kilmer, mechanic for the last 49 years, shows how you can get your car started when it won't start in the middle of nowhere. It can be as easy as just giving the starter a little whack with the jack handle in your trunk.





Starter Motor Troubleshooting Tips DIY - How to diagnose starter problems
Video to show how to trouble shoot a starter motor when it won't start the car. Provides a procedure to follow to diagnose starter motor problems. One measurement I didn't have time to add was to verify the solenoid operation by measuring the voltage drop across it while triggered. When you turn the key to START and you get 12V on the trigger wire, put one volt meter probe on the big silver solenoid battery cable nut . Put the other volt meter probe on the lower black solenoid nut attached to the braided wire going to the motor. When triggered, you should see less than 0.1V between the two cable nuts on the solenoid. If you measure more than this then the solenoid electrical contacts inside are pitted or worn out and this is preventing enough current from flowing in the starter to make strong enough torque to turn the engine. Instead of turning the engine you will only hear a clicking noise when turning the key. Battery Voltage - %Charged 12.6V 100% 12.4V 75% 12.2V 50% Allowable Voltage Drop in the starter circuit 0.2V from battery +ve lug to starter solenoid silver nut. 0.1V from solenoid sliver nut to braided strap on starter body 0.2V from battery -ve lug to starter body metal.





How to Diagnose a No Crank No Start Issue - Nothing or only a Click When the Key is Turned
In this video I go over how you can perform a no crank no start diagnosis, whether all you hear is a click or even if the battery tests good but won't start. There are tests you can do to verify all the different components of your starting system. Including your Neutral safety switch (NSS) or Clutch pedal position sensor if you have a manual transmission, your starter relay, the connectors going in and out of your starter including the A, B and S terminals and your Ignition Switch. Multimeter I used in the Video: Multimeter Used in Video: http://amzn.to/2bngr5q Test Light Used in the Video: http://amzn.to/2aRI2fJ Battery Load Tester: http://amzn.to/2aRWcAe VIDEO LINKS: How to Bench Test a Starter: https://youtu.be/6x2hIOtBfzE How to inspect and test inner and outer tie rod ends: https://youtu.be/n3P26ggg5OU How to Remove and Replace Inner and Outer Tie Rod Ends: https://youtu.be/PQuTwWwmW6w How to Test Your Car's Battery: https://youtu.be/Km6MNRYeEEY How to Test Your Car's Alternator: https://youtu.be/5DdCNzge_s0 How to Test a 3, 4 or 5 Pin Relay without a Diagram: https://youtu.be/IpRWcNoLdwQ How to Remove Rust and Polish Chrome in One Step: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=85Hb8BW9dA8&list=PLaRuYYPxjXI0jYx_x10bXagUg mKXi7bSI&index=12 If this video helped you out please don't forget to subscribe, give it a thumbs up or if you are feeling generous leaving a tip by clicking the " i " button on the top right corner of the screen. Thank you very much for your support! Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Ratchets2015 Twitter: https://twitter.com/Ratchets15 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ratchetsandwrenches Disclaimer: Due to factors beyond the control of Ratchetsand Wrenches, it cannot guarantee against unauthorized modifications of this information, or improper use of this information. Ratchetsand Wrenches assumes no liability for any property or personal damage that may arise from doing a repair on your vehicle after watching any of my repair video's. Due to factors beyond the control of Ratchetsand Wrenches, no information contained in this video shall create any express or implied warranty or guarantee of any particular result. Again Any injury, damage or loss that may result from improper use of tools, equipment, or the information contained in this video is the sole responsibility of the user and not Ratchetsand Wrenches.




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