Hilux 2.4D LN51R-MRN motor wouldn't start

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MaFaMi
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Mon Apr 30, 2018 12:19 pm

hello,

i've got some serious problem with my bakkie. I got energy at my ignition and all other electronical parts @ the car are still working. when i want to start it, the ignition turns on but the motor wouldn't turns on. we switch the starter, battery (both new one), alternater and fix some old cabels. is there a well known problem and are there any advises you can give me? thx a lot.

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mafami

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Tue May 01, 2018 12:03 am

If you are saying that the starter motor is dead, even after replacing it with a new one, then I would replace the cable that runs directly from the engine block to the negative (black) terminal of the battery. I would also make sure that the cable makes good contact at both ends, especially at the block.

As cables get older there is some corrosion that takes place between the copper core and the crimp-on lugs. If there has been a poor connection as a result of this, the cable heats up in those areas of poor connection and loses some of it's conductivity.
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