When I connect the starter to the battery, it cranks the engine.

Asked by Aug 31, 2014 at 05:47 PM about the 1999 Chevrolet Suburban K1500 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

We have replace the starter three times. Once the nuts are connected and tightened, and  
the battery is connected, the starter runs continuously.

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You etheir,have a wire crossed,if starter was not doing this before,change,or igntion bad.

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Check that none of the wires on the starter are touching each other. If that's ok I'd suspect a shorted ignition switch. HTH. -Jim

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