Starter keeps engaging when I flip the key.

Asked by Mar 23, 2016 at 11:16 AM about the 1995 Chevrolet Cavalier Base

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

When I turn the key in my 1995 Chevy Cavalier the
starter keeps engaging but when I pulled the relay
fuse it stays running and I'm able to drive
everything in the car including the engine is all
brand new under the hood except the alternator we
have changed the starter the relay and the ignition
switch and now we don't know what else could be
wrong please help

2 Answers

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sound like a short in the harness if u pull the relay to starter underhood and starter still goin then i would follow harness from fuse box to starter and check for short ...the starter solenoid wire is usually purple on gm cars i would check that one because thats the 1 that energize the starter ...hope that helps.

Awesome that u so much my dad was attempting to do just that.

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