Car want start after the battery end post cables touched

Asked by Sep 27, 2017 at 02:02 AM about the 1975 Chevrolet Caprice

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Replaced the starter thinking I burned it up but the
car engine still want turn over

2 Answers

8,235

what about the battery , does it have a charge ? will it take a charge ? jump start ? you should have 12.5 volts from it just sitting , are the cells dry ?

1 people found this helpful.
40,735

If the battery is good, then check for any blown fusible links. Fusible links are designed to blow in cases of errant voltage spikes to protect the rest of the circuit. A voltage drop test will let you know if proper voltage is reaching the starter.

Your Answer:

Shortcuts

Chevrolet Caprice Experts

  • #1
    Js08016
    Reputation
    670
  • #2
    tennisshoes
    Reputation
    270
  • #2
    dandyoun
    Reputation
    270
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Impala
19 Great Deals out of 930 listings starting at $1,950
Used Chevrolet Camaro
32 Great Deals out of 1,065 listings starting at $8,574
Used Dodge Charger
36 Great Deals out of 920 listings starting at $2,984
Used Chevrolet Monte Carlo
14 listings starting at $2,490
Used Chevrolet Corvette
28 Great Deals out of 865 listings starting at $12,900
Used Dodge Challenger
31 Great Deals out of 824 listings starting at $9,995
Used Ford Mustang
46 Great Deals out of 1,575 listings starting at $2,400
Used Chevrolet Malibu
41 Great Deals out of 1,752 listings starting at $1,995
Used Buick Regal
8 Great Deals out of 131 listings starting at $5,499

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use. Content will be removed if CarGurus becomes aware that it violates our policies.