Date: Tue, 2 Jan 2018 09:09:22 -0500
Reply-To: T Collins <tonycollin@GMAIL.COM>
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From: T Collins <tonycollin@GMAIL.COM>
Subject: Re: Starter Woes
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That's the best way to fix it!! Connections are important!
On Sun, Dec 31, 2017 at 6:54 PM, WILLIAM WITZ <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> So this summer we went camping and the very first time we stopped for
> lunch the van would not restart. Unloaded gear, folded down seat, removed
> engine cover and used my remote starter switch and engine sprang to life.
> This same old thing happened in about 300 miles when I stopped for gas.
> Again checked battery 12.8 volts, unload van remove cover, install remote
> starter switch- engine springs to life. We drove north up 101 to just south
> of Eureka were we camped for the night. The rest of the trip we had no
> problem until we were returning home and at Colverdale van would not start
> again. So I Checked with my new ignition switch No go. No problem, used
> remote switch and engine cranks to life. Got home all safe and sound drove
> down to Napa to get a rebuilt starter. As I was getting ready to remove the
> old starter I note that the stud on the starter solenoid is loose. Ah Ha I
> tightened the jan nut on the stud and put rebuilt starter back in my tool
> box. NO Mas Problems with my starter.
> Moral of story.... check all your current paths
> Happy New Year to AllBill 84 Westy Tiico
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