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Need more starter help -

Discussion in '80-Series Tech' started by tucker74, Dec 18, 2003.

  1. tucker74

    tucker74 Moderator

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    May 12, 2003
    Austin, TX
    I had my starter hang last week, so I pulled it and replaced the plunger and contacts...and all was well. For a week at least. So now every once in a while (usually when starting warm) it will start cranking as normal and then clunk twice and stop. It usually fires up the next time, but I'm stuck here - is the starter just going bad? I don't think I missed anything when replacing the parts (right order of pieces, correct torque) - the only place I varied from the manual was not having a press to keep the contacts flat (so I did the best I could), and not being able to get my 1/2" torque wrench on the top bolt when reinstalling. Any ideas?


    ps: 2.2kW starter on a '93 FZJ80