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2000 Volkswagen Cabrio Question: how to troubleshoot why starter wont turn over

 

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steve1822, 2.0L 4 Cylinder, Circleville, OH, June 03, 2014, 15:14
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car started a while ago now i press clutch and turn key over and get nothing. had my brother wiggle wires around and kicked over once now nothing. any idea where to start?

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    June 03, 2014, 15:44
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    Test for signal voltage(battery voltage) at solenoid wire on starter , when someone turns the key to crank/start position. Connector may not be getting a good tight contact when it's plugged in.

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    steve1822, June 08, 2014, 06:02
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    what do i need to test it with? a test light?

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