I took a couple of hours to really dig around some more checking any and all electrical connections, grounds, triple checked the battery (I already replaced the battery fusible link).
All connections sprayed with CRC and triple checked to make sure they were solidly connected. All...
Made a quick video of how it sounds trying to crank if it helps. Keep in mind I’ve never had a problem with it cranking everything in the 9 years I’ve had it. That’s why I’m so baffled this huge problem came out of nowhere.
Also, A/C compressor is definitely not kicking on.
Thanks for any advice
Removed the belt and I'm checking every connection that would be accessible for getting to the A/C components. No dice so far.
After I removed the belt, the stuttering crank persisted just like before. Half the time, it's where you can hear it turn over for a while before it finally cranks. The...
After some thought and research I'm going to change out the fuel pump filter and maybe fuel filter and see what that does, but the connected A/C issue still doesn't sit well with me.
Still hoping for some experienced advice/thoughts/speculation.
Thanks in advance.
Ok, this has me kind of stumped.
97 FZJ with 306k. Just had the A/C completely overhauled (new compressor, dryer, charge, etc) at the local stealership because I'm just too busy with work to mess with it. Got it back 2 weeks ago and everything seemed fine.
The other day I go out to crank it up...