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Forum: General FSJ Tech 06-01-2013, 03:38 PM
Replies: 25
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Posted By westcoastflea
ITS STARTING!!!!!!! i put a ground wire on the...

ITS STARTING!!!!!!!

i put a ground wire on the neutral safety post on solenoid grounded to battery and voila !!!

thank you soooo much:thumbsup:
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-30-2013, 03:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,309
Posted By westcoastflea
i dont know about brave perhaps just too foolish...

i dont know about brave
perhaps just too foolish to realize what a job i have undertaken :D
i did purchase a wiring harness on ebay for 35.00
the problem with pulling fuses is that some of the items...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-30-2013, 11:46 AM
Replies: 11
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Posted By westcoastflea
oops not that i dont want a working instrument...

oops
not that i dont want a working instrument panel, gas gauge, tailgate window
but...
they dont work

i dont have the time to fix them

right now i just need a vehicle that runs

so the idea was...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-28-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,309
Posted By westcoastflea
did the ammeter bypass today hope i did it...

did the ammeter bypass today
hope i did it right?
large yellow, large red connected to hot side of solenoid
spliced little red wire off the alternator to the large yellow
large red on hot side of...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-28-2013, 10:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,309
Posted By westcoastflea
hey guys thanks for answering:D this is an 84...

hey guys thanks for answering:D

this is an 84 wagoneer, sorry about that:rolleyes:

dead in the water issue was BEFORE i started tearing apart the under dash wiring
found the reason for the fuse...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-27-2013, 07:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,309
Posted By westcoastflea
i did a BAD BAD THING electrical gurus?? knight in shining armor?

i feel so stupid
a dumb blonde moment ?
im a brunette, can there be such a thing :confused:

dumb question :cool:

since im waiting on a battery charger in the mail to fix the jeep i thought id ...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-25-2013, 02:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,755
Posted By westcoastflea
will do :)

will do :)
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-24-2013, 05:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,755
Posted By westcoastflea
hi i did try to start it in neutral no go not...

hi
i did try to start it in neutral no go not sure if that is the same as what you suggested?
at this point i would say i can do nothing til i get the battery charger i ordered shipped to me the one...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-23-2013, 10:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,755
Posted By westcoastflea
no turn the key and nothing absolute silence...

no
turn the key and nothing absolute silence
this all started when i went to start the jeep a couple of weeks ago

always hard to start since i drive it about once a week

so turned the key about...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-22-2013, 04:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,755
Posted By westcoastflea
pic far left is starting point 1k with probes...

pic far left is starting point 1k with probes together
i think the rest you can figure out ;)
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-22-2013, 04:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,755
Posted By westcoastflea
hi so glad you are sticking with me on this...

hi
so glad you are sticking with me on this :thumbsup:
im sending along a pic of solenoid as you requested

also pics of little thingie measuring the coil resistance? not sure im reading it right...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-21-2013, 04:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,755
Posted By westcoastflea
electrical issue no start ??

interesting developments
ive found that the fuse for dome lamp interior horn hood lamp courtesy lamps etc
#4 on the fuse box is blown and is blowing both literally and figuratively:eek:

i redid...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-20-2013, 06:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,755
Posted By westcoastflea
i have replaced the solenoid and the ignition...

i have replaced the solenoid and the ignition module
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-20-2013, 06:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,755
Posted By westcoastflea
hi yes i have power at the blue wire on solenoid...

hi yes
i have power at the blue wire on solenoid with the key turned to the start position

also wires from distributor to module are old cracked would like to replace but not sure what im looking...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-20-2013, 10:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,755
Posted By westcoastflea
hi i can put power to the starter on the starter...

hi
i can put power to the starter on the starter side of solenoid and it turns over
i replaced the solenoid still no start

i have spark at the end of the wire that connects coil to distributor

...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-19-2013, 04:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,755
Posted By westcoastflea
just came in from looking at it again :mad: 2...

just came in from looking at it again :mad:

2 plugs come from fuse box to connect to plugs coming out of ignition module
1 plug is 2 prong
one is 4 prong

im finding power on the 2 prong red wire...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-19-2013, 01:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,755
Posted By westcoastflea
thanks so much for replying after more searching...

thanks so much for replying
after more searching what ive found is that i have power on all wires at ignition switch power goes into ignition module BUT doesnt come out of it
whether im in start or...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-16-2013, 11:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,755
Posted By westcoastflea
i guess to narrow it down where is the blue...

i guess to narrow it down

where is the blue wire on the ignition switch under column get its power?
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-15-2013, 03:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,755
Posted By westcoastflea
no start dead silence

trying to troubleshoot 84 grand wagoneer no start issue

using a test light with the key in the ON position

NO power at blue wire at the ignition switch

NO power blue wire at the solenoid end...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-03-2013, 05:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 854
Posted By westcoastflea
bad solenoid? wont start

jeep wont start
84 wagoneer
tried to start it today it turned over fine (always hard to start when its been sitting) on the third try it caught, died, then nothing
no clicks, just silence when the...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-15-2012, 03:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 839
Posted By westcoastflea
jeep is running and at shop for y pipe thanks...

jeep is running and at shop for y pipe

thanks so much to all of you that tried to help
really appreciate it :thumbsup:
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-14-2012, 03:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 839
Posted By westcoastflea
well got a new battery jeep started right up...

well
got a new battery
jeep started right up without turning the key
the only way to shut it off was by taking the red wire off the new solenoid

got on this site found that it might mean solenoid...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-14-2012, 11:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 839
Posted By westcoastflea
oh yes just to make it clear positive battery...

oh yes just to make it clear positive battery cable is on the battery side of solenoid
im going to get a couple more grounds put on using some info on this site
engine block to frame
frame to body...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-14-2012, 11:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 839
Posted By westcoastflea
hi no i didnt do anything with any wires carb...

hi
no i didnt do anything with any wires

carb had just been rebuilt a month ago
drove it for 2 hours everything was fine

put in fuel/brake lines took out skid plate only to find it wouldnt...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-13-2012, 01:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 839
Posted By westcoastflea
still nothing another battery pack smoking i did...

still nothing
another battery pack smoking
i did the things suggested here
my mom is coming over so i can get some groceries
if i use her car to charge/start my battery will it blow her up?:eek:
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