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    Default Starter problem 2001 6.0 Vortec

    I have an intermittent problem with the starter. When I turn the key I will sometimes just get a click, but the engine does not turn over. Might have to try a couple times. I have been having this problem for a while, checked, and tightened connections without a resolve. Thought it might be the battery, and after having the battery go dead in a couple days I replaced it with a brand new, fully charged Interstate. Thought sure it would fix the problem, but it has not.
    Any ideas? Someone said pissibly a bad solenoid not making good contact.

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    Sep 2008
    Maryland - USA

    Default Re: Starter problem 2001 6.0 Vortec

    maybe the slave solenoid, especially its ground wire. the main ground at the engine being marginal could cause that behavior as well...

    Best approach is to troubleshoot the wiring with a test light or a good volt meter....from the key switch back to the starter....find a good ground and keep the ground lead on either device connected to it....

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