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jeepcanada 01-25-2013 08:42 AM

2005 5.7 hemi starting issues
 
Good day

I have had issues periodically with starting my 05 Grand Cherokee Limited.

I thought the battery(brad new optima yellow top) was dead and boosted but no go as I would get lights etc all worked but I could here a click : like a selenoid. If I turned the key back and forth many times it would finally start.

Took it to the mechanic and he tried it 10 times and it always started without a glitch. Two weeks later same darn thing and I had to turn the key back and forth 50 times ,. Each time i could here the click up in the engine until it finally started.....could it be the starter relay??

Frango100 01-25-2013 11:17 AM

Re: 2005 5.7 hemi starting issues
 
If you hear a soft click, its probably from the starter relay. If that one works ok, most probably the starter solenoid (which is part of the starter motor assy), is the problem, means a new starter.

Leblancp01 04-14-2014 08:40 AM

Re: 2005 5.7 hemi starting issues
 
In my WK 5.7 I had the starter replaced under warranty several time and my starting issue went away. It never made any real click noise. After warranty I had the same issue again and if I crawl under and tap starter it works fine for a few months or more. I think the heat shield is the issue in that it always acts up after first hot day and or a long drive. I now have a bent shaped tire iron I use the tap starter from above. I hope new Jeep come with starter tapping tool.


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