Bad Starter Relay Symptoms?

Answer The starting system in a modern vehicle consists of a several components: a starter motor that rotates the engine at a rate sufficient for the ignition to fire, the necessary wiring, a battery to s... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Bad Starter Relay Symptoms

What Is a Starter Relay?

When you get into and start your vehicle, a small series of processes takes place before your engine turns over and starts. At the heart of this process is your starter relay--if you have one.

How to Install a Starter Relay?

The starter relay on your vehicle acts as the middleman between the ignition switch and the starter motor. When you turn the ignition key, a small current is sent to the relay that causes the relay... Read More »

How to Clean a Starter Relay?

When you turn a vehicle's key switch to the "Start" position it is actually turning on the starter relay, not the starter itself. The starter relay receives a signal from the key switch that routes... Read More »

How to Troubleshoot a Starter Relay?

The vehicle's starting circuit includes the battery, neutral safety switch, brake and clutch pedal safety (kill switches), starter relay, solenoid and starter motor. Each component must operate in ... Read More »