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Hi, my name is ***** ***** is usually caused by a bad spot in the starter armature, and is easy to verify if you have a volt meter or test light, do you have either?
ok, at the starter, there are 2 wires, a large wire and a small wire, we need to check for power at the small wire , when cranking, can you do this?
let me know
did you check for power on the small wire when cranking?
we cant assume, you said you can hear the contactor pull in, is this noise coming from the starter?
ok, do you have a volt meter?
Ok, are you at the vehicle now?
ok, which motor do you have in this, and is it an auto trans or manual?
ok, first off, put the transmission in nuetral and see if it starts
ok, in the fuse box under the hood by the battery, there is a starter relay, remove this relay, and on the bottom of the relay it will have numbers stamped next to each pin, we then need to check the socket the relay plugs into, pin 30 shpuld have power at all times, and pin 85 should have power when cranking, do they?
did you check this with the relay removed?
we need to check a few more things at the relay, let me know when you can get back on it?
ok, did you check the terminals of the socket with the relay out, or was it in?
ok, so the anti theft light is flashing on the dash????
ok, then when youhave time, you need to check the terminal 86 at the relay for a good ground , with the key on,Tim