Car want start after the battery end post cables touched

Asked by Sep 27, 2017 at 02:02 AM about the 1975 Chevrolet Caprice

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Replaced the starter thinking I burned it up but the
car engine still want turn over

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what about the battery , does it have a charge ? will it take a charge ? jump start ? you should have 12.5 volts from it just sitting , are the cells dry ?

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If the battery is good, then check for any blown fusible links. Fusible links are designed to blow in cases of errant voltage spikes to protect the rest of the circuit. A voltage drop test will let you know if proper voltage is reaching the starter.

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