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Old 01-26-2007, 02:53 PM
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Talking Update On The Battery 3/8/07 Yes!!!

Ok went to start here yesterday and all i got was a spinning of the starter and a few clicks... Is this telling me what i think...."Time to get the starter re-wound and a new Bendix spring???"
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Old 01-26-2007, 03:07 PM
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I hate to say it but sounds like bendix spring broke. That little tab on the end of the spring was always a pain in the butt...........................Bill
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Old 01-26-2007, 03:11 PM
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The "Bendix Spring Broke" hmmmm that i dont like to hear at all, does that mean that i do need it re=wound as i thought and of course a new spring?
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Old 01-26-2007, 03:19 PM
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It wouldn't hurt to have it looked at while it's out. If it's spinning I'd say no rewind. But that's not a real easy job pulling the starter out. (better safe than sorry)...........Bill
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Old 01-26-2007, 03:22 PM
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not easy job?? well besides the spinning i have the clicking...the battery is fully charged. Maybe this is a job for the mechanic to do??? what do you think.. Have him pull it, send to re-wind and replace the Bendix....what are we looking at $$$ on the spring. Is this an expensive deal?
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Old 01-26-2007, 03:35 PM
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Before you go thru the trouble of pulling the starter.Try jumping the solenoid.Pull the small red wire slightly upward exposing the post.Then take a screw driver or jump wire and connect the small post to the hot post off of the battery.Might be a bad solenoid.George 60HT
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I had the same problem with my 352 in my 1960, come to find out I had to replace my fly wheel (flexplate) (it had 1 bad tooth on it) now the sad part was I had just rbuilt the engine and installed it the week before, I droped the Tranny insted of pulling the engine back out, no more cutting cost for me.
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I had the same problem with my 352 in my 1960, come to find out I had to replace my fly wheel (flexplate) (it had 1 bad tooth on it) now the sad part was I had just rbuilt the engine and installed it the week before, I dropped the Tranny instead of pulling the engine back out, no more cutting cost for me.
OH now that is some great news...
Lets hope it is the starter and the e Bendix
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Old 02-09-2007, 03:36 PM
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Well good and bad... The car was dead yesteday..No spin nothing, They put a heavy duty charger on and BAM>>>>>the car started in an instant...and started today in an instant..So NEW PROBLEM....something is draining the battery/.......where do we start
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Well good and bad... The car was dead yesteday..No spin nothing, They put a heavy duty charger on and BAM>>>>>the car started in an instant...and started today in an instant..So NEW PROBLEM....something is draining the battery/.......where do we start
You could install a battery cut off switch, or parkit at night with a trickle charger on it. They sell a gizmo that claims to always keep yer battery at full charge (from its solar charger).

Only other thing is to get out yer multimeter and start looking.
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