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I have an 8v71 in an old bus (Sceneicruiser) - starts like a

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I have an 8v71 in an old bus (Sceneicruiser) - starts like a champ from cold - brand new batteries fully charged - solar charger always on - good starter - barely turns over when warm/hot - swapped out the starter with same result when warm/hot - engine is prob about a 1976
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Medium and Heavy Trucks
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 2 months ago.

Have you ran amp test on the starter cables when cranking cold and hot? Engine should not be any harder to crank hot than cold. Is there anything that could be dragging on the engine ? Hydraulic pump, generator, air compressor, AC compressor? You did put on reman or new starter?

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 2 months ago.

I see question till open. Did you see my response?

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