View Full Version : Engine won't turn over

05-09-2012, 05:09 PM
My 90SC has been sitting for a year or so. When I parked it the alternator was starting to go. This weekend I installed a new one and put a fresh battery (fully charged) in. I have aux power (door lights, warning lamps, etc..) but when I go to start it the engine won't turn. I can hear the solenoid clicking and all the bells and whistles come on but other than that....nothing.
Does anyone have any ideas of what I should be checking...thx

05-09-2012, 05:15 PM
Try jumping the solenoid and see if she turns over.....

Mike Puckett
05-09-2012, 05:27 PM
Check the small solenoid wire connection on the starter itself. If it loses contact it'll have your symptoms. It's a slip on spade lug and they come loose. I've had that problem before.

05-09-2012, 05:32 PM
Thanks guys I'll give that a try!
Seems like I should be concentrating on the solenoid and starter area.