No start after battery relocation

Discussion in 'Gen 1 & 2 - Emergency Issues - Performance Upgrade' started by wood_e, May 5, 2005.

  1. wood_e

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    Like the title says. I believe its probably one of my grounjds is bad. The tach jumps up to 4k while cranking so there's probably a power issue there. Any advice would be appreciated. I have the starter grounded to a bolt where the tray used to be and the battery itself grounded to one of the nuts on the strut mount.
     
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    no one has any ideas?
     
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    Is the engine cranking normally?
     
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    Yes Paul, the engine is cranking
     
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    Ground

    It has to be your ground if all else worked before. When I did mine I bolted it to the inside metal support by the fuel pump shut off (driver side). The metal is too thin to just throw in a screw. I ground off the paint, then used a nut & bolt to tightly secure it. I also ground down the surface where the battery used to be (from starter) for a good clean connection. good luck
     
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    Thanks for the replies. I found the problem.... I unplugged my DIS to have more room to work... D'OH!... Thanks guys :)
     

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