No start after replacing starter

Asked by Apr 18, 2017 at 07:53 PM about the 2007 Cadillac CTS 3.6L RWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Changed the starter on 07 cts 3.6l worked fine for
a few days then back to what lead me to change
starter 1 click an nothing after that .

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check battery cables first..charge battery LOAD TEST IT ALSO ..check all wires AND GROUNDS and to the starter.. is there the click telling you the solenoid wire is sending power down to the starter...SO IS THERE POWER TO THE LITTLE S WIRE AT THE STARTER WHEN IGN.SWITCH IS TURNED TO RUN FOR A SECOND ? AND IMPORTANT ON GM /STARTER IS IT ALIGNED/SHIMMED RIGHT..EASY TO CHECK

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