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2001 jimmy starts occasionally other times it just clicks when I turn the key is that the starter .. New battery this month

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Yes it sounds like the starter solenoid is worn or you've got a loose engine ground cable. Check to make sure that your engine's ground cables are in good shape, rust free, and secured tightly. The solenoid is part of the starter assembly and cannot be replaced separately.

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SOURCE: 2001 pontiac sunfire wont start

I have had the exact same problem. There is an ignition lock that probably went off. There is a fuse box under the hood. The fuse that says ignition on it pull it out and put it back in. This should reset the ignition lock. Its a safety feature because the car thinks that someone was trying to tamper with it.

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SOURCE: 2001 GMC Jimmy Starting Problem

Sounds like a bad ingition switch. When you turn the key it pushes a rod that goes down the steering colum. The switch is located there. It's a pretty simple fix.

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SOURCE: 2001 Mercury Mountaineer won't start

Have a load test done on the battery. If it checks out good, take a voltmeter to the battery and have an assistant rotate the engine. If you see more than a 2 volt drop when the car is being started, the starter is heading south.

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SOURCE: 1994 Toyota Camry 4 cylinder Starting problems

your starter is bad.... the two contacts inside the solinoid are worn out only way to fix is replace the unit as a whole bet ya you get click click click then my start.. bet my life on this one been fixin toyotas for 20+ years

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SOURCE: starter won't turn on 2001 sienna, only clicks

check the starter relay the wires could be bad and there should be a fuse for the starter check that to

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The starter on my 97 gmc jimmy will start most of the time but sometimes when i turn the key over it clicks one time,when turning the key back and forth it might starts or just click , the volts on the...


Your description indicates a dead spot in the starter. When it does this and you keep turning the starter it moves past the dead spot and will start.This may require starter replacement.

Sep 09, 2010 | 1997 GMC Jimmy

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Turn key and just get click sound. have tried to


Sounds like the starter is bad. The solenoid is working, (click sound) but the starter is not working. I would also check your battery cables.

May 23, 2010 | 2001 GMC Jimmy

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My 2001 gmc jimmy wont start. the battery is brand new and the alternator has been checked it only does this occasionally and its getting worse what could it be?


check and test starter check the connections and wiring also check ignition switch at steering column possible problem

May 07, 2010 | 2001 GMC Jimmy

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Jimmy wont start sometimes


Do you have the 4.3L engine with spider fuel system? That system is noted for problems. Key on engine off, fuel pressure, 60--66 psi, use a fuel pressure gage. It needs that pressure to start, after it starts, it will run with less pressure.
There could be other issues? Engine cranking, you have spark at the plugs and fuel injector pulse?

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Hello LostLynne.
The most common issue is a bad contact in the starter solenoid.
This solenoid is part of the starter assembly and makes the high amperage battery to starter connection
When you hear the click the solenoid is activating but not completing the battery to starter contact.
If this is an original starter or been on for a long time I would suggest changing the starter assembly.
Also in your under hood fuse/relay panel there is a smaller relay that activates the starter solenoid that should be checked before replacing the starter. Although less common for that to happen it does occasionally cause a problem. Easy to replace too.
If you have further questions please ask me.

KL

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Check the battery connections and make sure contact surfaces are clean and hardware is tight.Unless the starter or starter relay is going bad on you, 9 of ten times this will get you going again.

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You can try this==== take a screw driver and tap on the relay switch with the handle while somebody is turning the ignition. This is only a test, not a definate solution. If you haven't already, check the starter solonoid. My opinion, if the ignition was bad, it wouldn't even click at the relay, but without testing it's hard to say.

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