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2005 Lexus RX330 Question: Engine wii not crank. Mild thump heard @front of engine. What is possible Solut?

 

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ottovitaljr, 3.3L V6, New Iberia, LA, December 19, 2013, 17:43
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Engine will not crank/turnover. New battery w/clean terminals. All accs, lights
Door locks, etc. Works.

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    G. T. Service Center (4089 Answers) , Stephenville, TX - (254) 638-3236
    ProfessorG December 19, 2013, 17:52
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    There's still either a bad connection between the battery and the starter, engine ground included, or the starter is bad.

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    Greg's Orange Auto (13041 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386
    globalhelper December 20, 2013, 06:22
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    ck pwr to starter and ck pwr to small starter wire while a friend tries to start.we call this the hit wire if you have pwr the starter is bad

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    ziptie12 December 20, 2013, 17:52
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    click or thump? Is the engine (watch any of the pulleys) trying to turn just a little? Check voltage drop when trying to crank.post results .

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