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Technical 235 engine seizes while cranking

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Klunker77, Mar 21, 2020.

  1. 40Standard
    Joined: Jul 30, 2005
    Posts: 5,791

    40Standard
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    from Indy

    maybe time to drop in a SBC
     
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  2. Pull the starter and see if you can turn the engine by hand. If you are not sure on the starter, have it rebuilt and clean up the foot pedal switch. Those should be available or whoever does the starter can probably do that as well. I always have an auto electric shop to go to, you probably have one locally.
     
  3. Klunker77
    Joined: Oct 20, 2019
    Posts: 17

    Klunker77
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    Thanks everyone for all of the help. I got the truck running great last night. I did 2 things: re-routed the grounds and ensured the connections were clean. i also pulled off that starter switch and gave it a good cleaning as well. The switch looks pretty worn out and will likely need to be replaced sooner than later. After trying to sort out these issues, I think the engine could use a little TLC and should be pulled and looked over to be on the safe side. Thanks again
     
  4. Doublepumper
    Joined: Jun 26, 2016
    Posts: 648

    Doublepumper
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    Good to hear you have things sorted out. Good luck!
     
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  5. donsz
    Joined: Nov 23, 2010
    Posts: 211

    donsz
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    Thanks for providing the result. It is always fun to find out what the solution turned out to be.
    don
     
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