[Vwdiesel] Diesel Jeep almost done! Just have some questions...
ub3ratl4sf00 at gmail.com
Wed Oct 1 19:45:47 PDT 2008
I suspect that is not it, I am using the exact battery and it used to start
The gears actually have no wear, so I suspect its the solenoid. Is there a
way I could rebuild the start myself?
On Wed, Oct 1, 2008 at 10:42 PM, Roger Brown <r.c.brown at ieee.org> wrote:
> Shawn Wright wrote:
> > On 1 Oct 2008 at 22:32, Stephen Kraus <ub3ratl4sf00 at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> If you only had two working glow plugs, which two cylinders would you
> >> them on for optimal starting?
> > Not sure, probably depends on the firing order.
> >> Also, the starter kicks out instead of continuesly running. It'll turn
> >> engine over 1-2 times then pop out and spin. What causes this and can
> >> starter be rebuilt? (its for a 2.1l Renault Turbodiesel, so the starter
> >> EXTREMELY hard to find)
> > In that case, I'd try a pull start rather than risk burning up a rare
> starter. Could be worn teeth
> > on the gears, or a weak solenoid. If it's a Bosch, chances are a good
> starter shop can rebuild
> > it.
> Might also check the voltage at the starter solenoid when it cranks and
> when it kicks out.
> Could be you have excessive voltage drop in that wire and that is causing
> the solenoid
> to drop out:
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