rb25det will not crank

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  1. Joshua Pickens

    Joshua Pickens New Member

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    i have an rb swapped s14. i had the starter checked, and it has a new battery. the engine is not seized, but when i turn the key, the starter makes a noise like its trying to engage, but then starts clicking. i have a wiring specialties harness and everything is hooked up properly. someone told me it might need a shim but ive never heard of anything like that on a late 90s japanese car. any input would be appreciated.
     
  2. Andy318ti

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    Have you fitted a heavy ground strap from your engine block to the chassis?
     
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    orange_beastie Pickup driftin

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    Sounds like power issue check main power to starter and a good earth strap near starter on block to chassis rail.
     
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    Lose bolt on the starter wiring?
    Grounds checked?
     
  5. Joshua Pickens

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    yep. it was a poor ground. I got the starter to crank
     

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