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Re: 5KCSTQ Starter problems
Luevano, Paul wrote:
> Seems like there is trend happening here. The starter on my '87 5KCSTQ
> failed on me. Turn the key and get _nada_, not a click ir a wirl.
> The battery is fully charged, and the car will start right up when it
> is bump started. With the ignition either on or off, I'm only getting
> ~1v at the jumper terminal. Nothing at the starter. Hmm.
> Decided to pull the starter anyway and bench test it. Bently doessn't
> say much on removing the starter, but it looked straight forward.
> I removed the electrical connections with no problem and then removed
> the lower (visable) starter bolt with a 19mm socket. Felt around with
> my fingers and found, what I assume, is the upper starter bolt. The
> upper comes through from the tranny side and threads into he start
> housing, or so I thought. Got that bolt off, but the starter is still
> solid. It won't bundge. I tried tapping ot off with a hammar, prying
> it off with a screwdriver, serched for another mounting bolt, but the
> starter will not move.
> Any ideas? Any idea why I'm only getting 1v at the jumper terminal?
> Any and all help would be appriciated!!! I want my Q back.
> Paul Luevano | AMA #418487 | '97 CBR 1100XX (Streetbike)
> email@example.com | CCS #898 | '94 CBR 600F2 (Racebike)
> Waltham, MA USA | NMA #116657 | '87 5KCSTQ (Winter)
> ________"Man's purpose is to live, not to exist."-Jack London_________
Paul, before you remove the starter check the ground strap behind the
ABS module. Remove it and clean it, that was my starting problem a few
months back. Has nothing to do with my current starting problem
however, replaced fuel pump, had no effect. If anyone wants a good
working fuel pump let me know.