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Old 10-23-2006, 04:26 PM   #1
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help!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I am in desperate need of help! my hubby just bought a 94 isuzu rodeo 4X4. He replaced the clutch master and slave cylinders. finally hours after getting that in and screwing around with the brake lines going to the cylinders he got it all together. when he went to start it, it wouldn't do a thing. it wouldn't even crank over. nothing. what could this be.
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Old 10-23-2006, 05:43 PM   #2
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Did it start before you did anything to it?
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Old 10-23-2006, 08:08 PM   #3
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did you put the starter back on and hook it up?
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Old 10-23-2006, 09:13 PM   #4
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starter in tact

hey gus, thanks for replying. the car did start beforehand yes. it started and ran just fine. my husband never took the starter apart to do any of the cylinders. its just it started fine before, and now it just sits there and won't even crank over.
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Old 10-23-2006, 09:44 PM   #5
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How do the connections to the battery look? Is the battery old?
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Old 10-23-2006, 09:53 PM   #6
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the connections have been cleaned up, checked to make sure they are not loose and is fine. the battery also had been on charge all night just to see. the only thing we can possibly t hink of is maybe something to do with the starter. but why all of a sudden?
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Old 10-23-2006, 10:22 PM   #7
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You will probably be mad at me for asking the obvious, but I don't suppose there is a chance you disconnected the battery cable and forgot to reconnect?

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P.S. A little more detail would help. Does it crank? Have you checked for power at the starter? etc...
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Old 10-23-2006, 10:33 PM   #8
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Is there a fluid loss inhibit switch on the hydraulic line that needs resetting (or ECU needs resetting)?
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Old 10-24-2006, 12:37 AM   #9
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it wouldn't do a thing. it wouldn't even crank over. nothing.


not to get hasty with you, or anything, just pointing out that i have already stated that it won't crank over. but my hubby hasn't checked for power at the starter, he said he doesn't have the tool to do that. thanks though guys, keep them coming. and yes the battery is hooked up.
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Old 10-24-2006, 12:42 AM   #10
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Update!!!

just to let you all know, right after i ended my last post, i heard the truck start up. he think he said something about trying to jump a certain switch or something, will have to ask and let you know.
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Old 10-24-2006, 12:01 PM   #11
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clutch interlock, maybe?
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Old 10-24-2006, 09:27 PM   #12
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yes, i think that might be it (clutch interlock) he said it was underneath the dash, way up there and once they fooled with that, it started. i'm so glad.
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Old 10-25-2006, 01:33 AM   #13
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not to get hasty with you, or anything, just pointing out that i have already stated that it won't crank over. but my hubby hasn't checked for power at the starter, he said he doesn't have the tool to do that. thanks though guys, keep them coming. and yes the battery is hooked up.

Sorry about missing that. Dumbasses like me need to be able to see the whole thread when replying or we look like... well... dumbasses.

Glad it started again.
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Old 10-25-2006, 02:33 AM   #14
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at least 50% of the time that we see no starts on standards, and having to do with the clutch lock out isnt the switch but the floor mat jammed under the clutch pedal and you cant depress the cluctch fully, i know sounds stupid but it happens ALOT
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Old 10-25-2006, 02:18 PM   #15
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lol. yeah i wouldn't doubt it. now he just needs to bleed the brakes a bit. but other than that, everyting is okay (keeping fingers crossed)
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