is my starter going bad?

Asked by Mar 14, 2016 at 09:25 AM about the 1995 Chevrolet C/K 1500 Cheyenne Standard Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

truck clicks at start up or sometimes starter spins free is the solenoid goin bad
or starter

2 Answers

355

Sounds like a bad solenoid on starter, be sure your battery is fully charged and your battery terminals are clean, you may have a similar sound of clicking when trying to start with a faulty or weak battery.

355

Also you should check the starter to be sure it is tightly mounted to engine block, a loose bolt or bolts may cause a poor connection as well as engaging failure.

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