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I replaced bad starter on 2001 Tundra with 4.7 engine. Put

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every thing back together, Motor...
I replaced bad starter on 2001 Tundra with 4.7 engine. Put every thing back together, Motor cranked and started first time. Shut off engine now won't do anything. Have a fully charged battery and 12.5 volts at the starter.
JA: Does the engine turn over at all? Is this the original starter?
Customer: New starter, had it checked at the store
JA: Are you fixing your Tundra yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Yes doing it myself. checked all connections and voltage
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: Doesn't make any sound at all. No clicking or starter engagemant
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Toyota Mechanic: david craig, Auto Mechanic replied 1 year ago
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Hi Im David, so you're getting 12 volts to the starter correct?

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Toyota Mechanic: david craig, Auto Mechanic replied 1 year ago

what about to the solenoid wire?

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
how do i check that
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
is there a fuse for the solenoid
Toyota Mechanic: david craig, Auto Mechanic replied 1 year ago

i believe so. let me get you a print

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Toyota Mechanic: david craig, Auto Mechanic replied 1 year ago

check thease fuse panels, anything that has to do with start/ign/alt/

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Also , What are the 2 sender units under the intake manifold for
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
fuses are good
Toyota Mechanic: david craig, Auto Mechanic replied 1 year ago

under the intake manifold there are usually 2 sensors that are called knock sensors. to advance or retard the ignition timing based on "kocking/pinging of the engine

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Would that prevent the starter from working
Toyota Mechanic: david craig, Auto Mechanic replied 1 year ago

no

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Anything else I can check
Toyota Mechanic: david craig, Auto Mechanic replied 1 year ago

lets pull the starter relay. put a jumper in 30 to 87 of the relay base, key on and see if she cranks.

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Toyota Mechanic: david craig, Auto Mechanic replied 1 year ago

you have a meter?

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
I'll try that , Thanks
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
I'll get back with you later,
Toyota Mechanic: david craig, Auto Mechanic replied 1 year ago

ok. sounds good.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Good morning David. My truck still won't crank. I've checked battery and all connections, replaced starter relay , and checked all fuses. When I first installed new starter and put everything back together it started right away. Would not crank again after shutting off. No sound at all
Toyota Mechanic: david craig, Auto Mechanic replied 1 year ago

try starting it in neutral

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
I tried that too, still nothing
Toyota Mechanic: david craig, Auto Mechanic replied 1 year ago

when you try cranking the engine is the security light going out?

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
is that in the dash around the gages
Toyota Mechanic: david craig, Auto Mechanic replied 1 year ago

should be. or a blinking red light on the dash somewhere

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
No security system on this truck that I'm aware of
Toyota Mechanic: david craig, Auto Mechanic replied 1 year ago

every vehicle has a security system.

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Toyota Mechanic: david craig, Auto Mechanic replied 1 year ago

let me look up some info for you. please allow me a few

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
ok
Toyota Mechanic: david craig, Auto Mechanic replied 1 year ago

ill be with you in a bit. i gotta get to my shop.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
ok I'll be in and out all day. Thanks
Toyota Mechanic: david craig, Auto Mechanic replied 1 year ago

recheck the main fuse, main batt fuse and main start fuse.. double check the connections on the starter.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
All fuses are good and connections tight
Toyota Mechanic: david craig, Auto Mechanic replied 1 year ago

if you have 12 volts to the starter. what do you have at the wire on the solenoid?

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
I would have to take the intake manifold off again to check that. I'll be out of town for a week starting tomorrow. Will have to do that when I get back home.
Toyota Mechanic: david craig, Auto Mechanic replied 1 year ago

ok, because im fixin to tell you you should replace the starter again. but we will wait til you see if you have power at the solenoid wire. if you do, then you got a bad starter.

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