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Date:         Tue, 2 Jan 2018 09:09:22 -0500
Reply-To:     T Collins <tonycollin@GMAIL.COM>
Sender:       Vanagon Mailing List <>
From:         T Collins <tonycollin@GMAIL.COM>
Subject:      Re: Starter Woes
Comments: To: WILLIAM WITZ <>
In-Reply-To:  <>
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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 <> 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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