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2004 Lincoln Aviator Question: Engine won't turn over

 

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mello, Fort Lauderdale, FL, June 01, 2009, 00:34
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Engine attempt turn whe tring to start but stops. Wire to battery terminal gets very hot. Are there any safety measures measures that prevent the engine from starting?

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    June 01, 2009, 10:23
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    Sounds like the starter is taking too much voltage to turn the engine, Need to have the starter circuit checked and possibly change the starter or starter relay.

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    patrick mannion from Greg Solow's Engine Room, June 01, 2009, 23:42
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    Ensure the battery connections are clean and tight. A "loose" connection at the battery can make a battery cable get hot and the voltage drop across a loose connection will make the car hard to start. Low battery voltage/bad battery can cause the cable to get hot as well because low batteyr voltage causes amperage draw to raise.

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