1990 camaro rs starter trouble . security light on but for the first time since breaking down its getting power to the starter but wont turn over just aggressive clicking, time to replace the starter?

Asked by Feb 16, 2015 at 07:58 PM about the 1990 Chevrolet Camaro RS

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Check all connections at starter, if it all looks good replace the starter. Also try a little old school method, give the starter body a couple smacks with a hammer, if it cranks the armature is probably worn, replace the starter.

I gave it a few wacks. Was hoping to get it running myself before it gets towed to the shop this week. My positive termenal is faulty i think after repeatedly turning the engine over unflooding the engine. It melted the red rubber termenal tip. So remains loose. But today i attempted to jump start the car and the starter clicked rapidly and aggressive . Thanks for your insite . Im thinking new battery and starter . And if thatd a bust it looks like ill be paying for tow and professional repair

And a switch from side post termenal to top post

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