HOW TO TEST A STARTER

Asked by Sep 07, 2016 at 08:19 PM about the 1999 GMC Suburban C1500 SLE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Out of the vehicle: 1. Connect battery cables from well charged battery. 2. Connect negative cable to starter body. 3. Connect positive to starter solenoid 3/8" or 8mm stud. 4. Hold on the starter fingers away from moving parts. 5. With screwdriver, jump where positive cable is connected to and to small screw next to it

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On the vehicle: 1. Make sure battery cables are corrosion free and tightened. 2. Make sure vehicle is in a safe position that is not going to move or start, unless u want it to. 3.With screwdriver, jump where positive cable is connected to and to small screw next to it.

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