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Wont start : Replaced the starter but truck wont start : Yes

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Wont start
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Customer: Replaced the starter but truck wont start
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself?
Customer: Yes
JA: Great! What have you tried so far?
Customer: Tryed to jump it
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Customer: No
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Honda
Expert:  Eric replied 1 year ago.

HI,

First, what is the year, model and engine size of your Honda?

Second, does it turn over but not start, or no noise at all when turning the key to crank position?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
2008 honda ridgline v6 when i turn the key it clicks but wont start
Expert:  Eric replied 1 year ago.

HI,

Ok, if the battery is good, this sounds like a bad starter, but there are a couple of fuses and a relay we need to check first. give me a moment to upload their locations for you

Expert:  Eric replied 1 year ago.

HI,

Ok, in the engine compartment fuse box, check fuse 22 and 23 - see attached - and replace if blown

In the passenger compartment fuse box is the starter cut relay - see attached - swap it with a relay next to it and see if engine cranks over. If it does, replace the relay.

If fuses and relay is good, then replace the starter

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Expert:  Eric replied 1 year ago.

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I noticed we have not yet resolved your concern you asked about. I would sure appreciate it if you would reply so I can offer my skills and knowledge and repair guide access to help as best I can.

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