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Re: suddenly no starter?

Kevinm2271@aol.com wrote:
> Here's my prob.  Suddenly, and w/ no prior suggestion, the starter on my '90
> 100q just stops respondoing to the key being turned.  All the cables from the
> battery onward are clean and tight. There's no clicking sound when the key is
> turned. The dash lights up normally, I turn the key, the dash dims,
> and.........nothing. No sound whatsoever.  I checked all the connections at
> the starter and they seem clean and tight.  Could this possibly be a faulty
> relay? If so, which relay is the starter relay, and can it be temporarily
> jumped (the relay, not the car).  And yes the car will start by jumping,
> though not my favorite method. Any suggestions?

Your starter probably needs to be replaced or rebuilt.  (the "relay" =
solenoid, is inside it)

Huw Powell


82 Audi Coupe; 84 4kq; 85 Coupe GT; 73 F250