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Wayne, Journeyman
Category: Medium and Heavy Trucks
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Dt 466e engin international when batt terminal hook to batt,

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hi dt 466e engin international when batt terminal hook to batt, engine starts turning over like trying start, this all started while attempting to try starting truck ,
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Customer: Dont know much hust helping out freind , basically truck wouldnt start freind changed fuel filter after running out fuel tried start truck without priming system ,this where i come in i prime hand pump alot tried start engine nothing batts where low now dead ,put on charger noticed only has two batts700 cca , after batt charg i did the pump their on motor tried start nothing tried couple more times now kepps cranking ,without turning key or pushing button, had unhook battery cable to stop engine turn over, and my buddy just bought this thing so hard telling what been done , point me in right direction big help
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medium and Heavy Trucks
Expert:  Wayne replied 1 year ago.

Hi I'm Wayne

I will help you with this

This is a common thing, I have seen this many times

what happened is the brass disc in the solenoid is arc closed from the cranking

I suggest you replace the starter , or it may do it while you are

driving, and ruin the ring gear

I hope this helped you

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Expert:  Wayne replied 1 year ago.


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