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Starter clicks once

Starter clicks once — no start If you have a vehicle and the Starter just goes click, you may not need a new starter. You may be able to get away with new contacts and a new plunger. When you energize the starter a solenoid (electro-magnet) pulls the plunger in. The plunger has a round copper disk at its edge and as it pulls in, the copper disk touches two copper contacts. This setup acts as a heavy duty relay to supply battery current to the starter motor. But like … Read More

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