Toyota, Honda & Subaru Starter Failure | MDH MOTORS

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Toyota, Honda #038; Starter Failure

Starter Clicks, Engine Does Not

A common problem with Imports “The starter clicks”. It is also common for to happen intermittently. Most . Toyota and Subaru’s use a gear starter for their vehicles. starters are practically bulletproof, but does not mean they ever fail. The question is, is causing this? Well, 90% of the the starter motor is fine and it is not getting the correct amount of to crank over the engine. does not mean you have a problem, in which if that the situation it would cause the symptoms. This is because situations are caused by the same problem, not enough current to the motor.

Does this mean the starter needs replaced?

The is NO; you can fix your starter with a few parts that cost than $10.00. Now, if you don’t have any way of testing the system to know if you battery is this or if it’s the starter. I give you a couple of quick that you can do to differentiate the two. charge your battery or try the vehicle. If this eliminates the then you’re on your way to the but be careful. A lot of times people get this way because when charge or jump the battery it causes the starter to work though there is still a and you could be stranded later the road. The best thing to do is the ignition key, over and from the off position to the cranking Do this to where you can hear the clicking each time you the key. If after multiple you get the vehicle to crank over you found the issue.

What causes my starter to click?

Contact points are burned up on a gear reduction This usually all that wrong with these Another view of burned up points on a gear reduction

The answer is the starter contact These points get burned up not current to the actual starter The way a starter works is the actual is permanently grounded and while you the engine there is a magnetic plunger that slides in to contact with the power to the grounded motor side. powers your starter to crank over the engine. you release the key the plunger is spring to return the plunger and stop the motor from turning. contact points get burned up time and prevent the correct of current to your starter My experience tells me that repair shops out there like to just sell you a new starter when it doesn’t need replaced. If you have had a starter replaced on your take a look at the repair and see how much you paid for that Wouldn’t you rather fix it with a part? Like a said of the time this is all that is

How To Replace The Starter Contact

New contact points and the contact The plunger is the part that is activated, you can see the return spring behind it. Typical gear starter. This particular is out of a Toyota Tacoma.

This is very simple You will just need tools to remove and install the and then a file for cleaning the side of the contacts. Take a at the picture gallery to get an idea of you’re dealing with follow these steps.

the starter.

Remove the back and pull out the plunger, this need to be filed cleaned to good electrical current to between contacts (you be able to see where it makes

Replace your contact one side at a time, this way you get them mixed up (they are for each side).

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Install the up plunger and lube it with grease.

Charge battery, clean terminals (just for good

Install the starter and re-test.

do I get starter contact points?

You can get contact points at a regular supply store such as but a lot of the time they won’t know what your about. I usually either get from an automotive electrical company such as ABE Electric or the

Now I’m not sure why, but I have been able to find the and have never been at removing the washer to replace it or it. If you ever find a place can get them, let me know.

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