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Re: Swapped Motor, now NO power
« Reply #15 on: June 25, 2009, 10:07:01 PM »
what if i took the starter wire from the battery and connected it to the ign wire on the starter and see if i get power on the inside?

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Re: Swapped Motor, now NO power
« Reply #16 on: June 25, 2009, 10:08:55 PM »
If its not getting power I dont know about that, try moving your ground on the neg cable. Do you have pictures of everything before you pulled the 403?

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Re: Swapped Motor, now NO power
« Reply #17 on: June 25, 2009, 10:10:24 PM »
yeah i got pictures, what should i look for?

I have already tried moving around the ground on the neg cable.. nada

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Re: Swapped Motor, now NO power
« Reply #18 on: June 25, 2009, 10:12:03 PM »
Try putting everything to as close as you can as possible. look for changes you might have made.

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Re: Swapped Motor, now NO power
« Reply #19 on: June 25, 2009, 10:13:28 PM »
everything is in as close as possible.... identical

positions of wires, positions of where the wires meet...

the ONLY thing different is on the 403 harness there was 2 wires connecting on the starter BUT on the 400 wire harness there is only ONE

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Re: Swapped Motor, now NO power
« Reply #20 on: June 25, 2009, 10:16:37 PM »
From what you said it sounds like your problem is coming from the battery cables. Are the damaged?

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Re: Swapped Motor, now NO power
« Reply #21 on: June 25, 2009, 10:18:48 PM »
I think the cables are new if I'm not mistaken.

When you turn on the car, you should hear the blower motor ... and your not near as I can tell.  Regardless of the additional wire at the starter, that doesn't address the lack of ANY power inside the car.  I think your harness isn't bringing power into the car - more importantly, to the ignition switch.
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Re: Swapped Motor, now NO power
« Reply #22 on: June 25, 2009, 10:20:03 PM »
That sounds logical, the wiring could have been fried

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Re: Swapped Motor, now NO power
« Reply #23 on: June 25, 2009, 10:22:40 PM »
How many wires do you have going to the alternator?  I know when I redid my motor I had to fixed the hacked up harness.  There I fogot to hook up both reds going to the back of the alternator.  So, nothing would come on like what you are seeing.  Fixed that and it fixed everything.
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Re: Swapped Motor, now NO power
« Reply #24 on: June 25, 2009, 10:26:04 PM »
There is that connector with two wires + the one to the nut. 
You've got the temperature sender wire.

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Re: Swapped Motor, now NO power
« Reply #25 on: June 25, 2009, 10:36:00 PM »
on the alternator, i have the clip with 2 wires going into the side...
then i have the ONE on the nut on back...
on it there is another wire, a green one, that goes out about 2 inches and it has a clip on it , going no where

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Re: Swapped Motor, now NO power
« Reply #26 on: June 25, 2009, 10:37:38 PM »
no, the heater blower motor is not on

ignition switch, where is that at? i'm drawing a blank

all the wiring is NEW, it's never been turned on, no way that it is fried!

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Re: Swapped Motor, now NO power
« Reply #27 on: June 25, 2009, 10:38:28 PM »
I think green is temp, or turn signal. also look at that picture jphillips3333 posted

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Re: Swapped Motor, now NO power
« Reply #28 on: June 25, 2009, 10:39:13 PM »
I thought the wiring might have been used.

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Re: Swapped Motor, now NO power
« Reply #29 on: June 25, 2009, 10:39:36 PM »
i saw the pic.......

nothing out of the normal, everything is hooked up exactly the way it was before