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by DannyMack
Wed Oct 26, 2022 9:35 pm
Forum: Tercel 4WD Repair Questions
Topic: '88 Tercel automatic won't start....not even a click
Replies: 22
Views: 6327

Re: '88 Tercel automatic won't start....not even a click

Update: I took apart the starter motor and solenoid and gave it a good cleaning with special attention on the contacts. The brush holder was filthy from brush debris - and the brushes were worn to just under 8mm - put it back on and now she starts fine. Not sure exactly where the failure was occurin...
by DannyMack
Wed Oct 26, 2022 1:21 pm
Forum: Tercel 4WD Repair Questions
Topic: '88 Tercel automatic won't start....not even a click
Replies: 22
Views: 6327

Re: '88 Tercel automatic won't start....not even a click

Dannymack, I recently had a similar issue on my 83. I found that the connection for the starter wire at the battery had a lot of corrosion on it so I cleaned it up and that did the trick. Maybe look there if you haven't already done so. I've tested voltage at the hot post reads same as battery (and...
by DannyMack
Tue Oct 25, 2022 8:24 pm
Forum: Tercel 4WD Repair Questions
Topic: '88 Tercel automatic won't start....not even a click
Replies: 22
Views: 6327

Re: '88 Tercel automatic won't start....not even a click

@petros - sorry to pull up an old post - I'm having a similar problem in my 85 - key turns no crank - I pulled the starter out and bench tested it and worked as it is supposed to - I put it back in - worked for a couple starts and then same problem as before (this was also part of an alternator swap...
by DannyMack
Mon Aug 29, 2022 2:44 pm
Forum: Tercel Gallery and Projects
Topic: 1985 Tercel 4wd Restoration
Replies: 36
Views: 12800

Re: 1985 Tercel 4wd Restoration

What type of additional masking did you have to do before bringing it into maaco?