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How To Test Your Car Starter
In this video, you will learn how to test your starter real simple before
taking your starter to the auto parts. you will learn all three steps:
Solenoid, Motor and Overide Clutch testing. the goal of this video is for
you to understand the function of the different elements that make up the
starter and to help you diagnose starting problems with a more accurate
approach. video done by Jesus Cabrera of Chabot College MCOM 61.
How to diagnose a bad starter, ignition, neutral safety switch!
The re are 3 wires or electrodes on all starters. One is the large bolt
that is attached to the main positive battery cable. One is the small wire
that is sometimes purple that is attached to the ignition switch "key". And
one is just a copper wire or electrode that supplies a ground/power to the
starter from the solenoid.
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No Crank, No Start Diagnosis - EricTheCarGuy
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Whenever you have a no start condition when attempting to start your
vehicle it's important to make the distinction between "no crank, no start"
and "crank, no start" situations as they are treated differently. This
video covers what I do when confronted with a 'no crank, no start'
situation and in this case it's a worst case scenario so be sure to watch
till the end.
Starter diagnosis video
No start basics video
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How to Check Your Starting and Charging System
Learn how to test your car's starting and charging system. Go to
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How To Replace Your Starter - AutoZone Car Care
This video demonstrates the basic removal and installation of a starter. If
you're not sure your starter needs replacing, watch our video "When to
Replace Your Starter" to learn how to diagnose starter failure. Or, you can
visit your local AutoZone where we can test the components of your starting
and charging system for free.
Access to test a relay in place can be difficult. Here's a simply way to
test the actual relay mounted in the relay box
How to Tell if Your Car Battery is Really Bad? Live Results Using 4 Different Testers
Have you been told you need a new battery or have been having dead or weak
battery problems. Don't just run out and buy a new battery until you watch
Kents series on battery charging and testing. In this video Kent walks you
through testing the battery in his W116 300SD that has been showing recent
signs of weakness. You will be surprised to see the results and find out
why Kent is so excited about some of the newer style battery testers on the
Solenoid Testing, Function and Replacement
http://www.wellsve.com/custom_searches/ds_starter_solenoid4.php This video
demonstrates how a typical starter solenoid functions, focusing on the Ford
design. It takes you step by step through the testing and replacement
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Finding a active short
A fuse that keeps on blowing is an active problem and can be difficult to
find. However if you use these steps, you should be able to locate and
What to do if your car won't start.
Emmy Award Winning mechanic Scotty Kilmer shows what to do if your car
won't start (besides kicking it.) For answers to all your car questions,
visit Scottykilmer.com where Scotty answers everyone's questions free.
Car battery going flat how to check for a drain
http://www.askthemechanic.co.uk/electrical/battery-drain.html If your car
battery is going flat over night, you need to check for a drain, we show
you two methods to do this, using a current clamp and a multi-meter.