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Experience:  GM Grand Master Technician 2007. 14 years experience.
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I can drive my 86 for a while then turn it off. When I try

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I can drive my 86 for a while then turn it off. When I try to restart it again after running into the store, the light are on but no one is home. Does not even try to start. the battery voltage shows 14 all dash lights work the car does not even try to start. Usually if I let it set for a little while it will start.
JA: Have you checked the fuses? The dashboard bulbs?
Customer: All dash componats work.
JA: What is the model of your '86 Chevy?
Customer: Z51 5.7 350
JA: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: No, I don't mess with it.
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no.
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  TIM MOHR replied 10 months ago.

Hi, my name is ***** ***** is usually caused by a bad spot int he armature of the starter, have you checked for power at the small wire, at the starter, when cranking?