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Old 08-22-2010, 07:15 PM   #1
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cranking problem

I have a 89 Pace Arrow, gas powered, that is difficult/slow to crank when it is hot. I have replaced the battery, solenoid, starter and have checked all connections. Anyone with any ideas as what might be causing the problem?


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Usually when there is a hot slow crank concern, it is within an electrical motor winding or bad armature. The electrical component expands when hot and requires more amperage to turn over. You might try attaching an ampere gauge to the positive starter lead to check and compare hot to cold crank amperage draw readings. If the hot readings are significantly higher than cold readings, I suspect you have a faulty replacement starter. If you are using a "rebuilt" starter, I would suggest purchasing a higher quality rebuilt or a new starter.

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Will do, thanks a lot.
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