Answer to: 1999 Chev. Cavalier won't start, power to the starter?Hi, It sounds to me like the wire to the pre-engager solenoid is disconnected. You should have one thick lead that connects from the battery to the large stud terminal on the solenoid and a smaller “command wire” that connect the solenoid’s windings to the 12 volt supply when the key is turned to start position. Hope this give you a start!
Answer to: pioneer home stereo system - 25 cd changer Loud static when turned onLoud crackling noises from audio equipment are often caused by connection problems on the input side or within the controls. Check and clean all plug-in connector with spray contact cleaner…. More of this stuff later. Also move the power lead about a little as sometimes a poor connection here can result this type of noise. Screw type attachment terminal can also loosen so check them. If your system has a combined on/off switch and mechanical volume control, this problem could well be dirt in and/or degradation of the volume control pot(potentiometer; it’s a variable resistor with a fancy name). Over time dust can get between the control’s track and wiper contact. If this is the case you will need a can of spray contact cleaner: Radio Shack will have it. You will need to take the covers off the unit to get to the control. I guess you know this bit but I’ll say it anyway…… disconnect the mains power first. Try to spray the cleaner into the control: there are often openings in the metal case. The tone controls a...