No start on 02 GT -

4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang Technical discussions on 1996-2004 4.6 Liter Modular Motors (2V and 4V) within.

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 04-24-2014, 01:27 PM   #1
Thread Starter
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Alberta, canada
Posts: 1
Default No start on 02 GT

Hi, Have a problem hoping someone can help me. Have an 02 Conv. That won't start. The starter just clicks. Have a new battery (load tested it to make sure it was good), Changed the starter, Checked the wiring for the solenoid and starter main power. good continuity. If i bypass the ignition form the solenoid connector beside the battery it does the same thing. While it is clicking the battery neg. wires get warm to the touch. Any ideas?
holdtyte is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-24-2014, 03:18 PM   #2
1st Gear Member
Join Date: Mar 2014
Location: CO
Posts: 64

How many miles? I only ask because, if you're sure the wiring is good, that sounds a lot like a problem I had on another car, and unfortunately it ended up being a seized engine. My thought is the wiring would get hot if the starter can't turn the flywheel. I would try turning the crank by hand from the pulley with a breaker bar (or ratchet with a pipe) on the bolt that holds it in. I think it's a 12 or 13 mm bolt. If it doesn't turn with a little effort then you've got a more serious problem

Also possible you got a bad starter if you bought from a parts store. Not unheard of, especially if it's remanufactured. You might take it off and take it back to wherever you bought it and have them test it.

Last edited by DillonInCO; 04-24-2014 at 03:21 PM.
DillonInCO is offline   Reply With Quote

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
mysterious water leak zsmart Convertible Tech 2 02-29-2016 08:33 AM
1990 5.0 dead 1TUFF302 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 11 11-05-2015 04:02 PM
Car died while driving... StalkerGT 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 13 09-25-2015 02:41 PM
95 Mustang GT Convertible Low Range Question dalefrancis88 5.0L General Discussion 2 09-11-2015 07:15 AM
5.0 wont start condition 5.0 kevo 5.0L (1979-1995) Mustang 6 09-03-2015 06:24 PM

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Forum Jump

Featured Sponsors
Vendor Directory

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:31 AM.