Does this sound like a starter problem?
Hey guys, Ok past week or so the truck has been barely turning over. Assuming it was a pooched battery I went and bought a new one, charged it to the max and swapped it with the old one. Jumped in, turned the key, it hesistated for a second or two then very weakly turned over and started.
Confused, I went back to the battery shop and got the guy to test my old battery... it was fine. But with each time I start it it sounds closer and closer to not even being able to crank the flywheel anymore. Im gonna end up stranded anytime now.
SO my question is: Does this sound like a dying starter? When trying to start, it acts just like a cold morning or low battery, as it just hesitates and then barely rolls over.
I've never had a starter die this way before(if thats what it is), usually for me they just stop and start working intermittantly until they finally give out.
Any advice or input would be very helpful as Im ready to pull the starter tomorrow. Thanks :)
'98 Ranger 4x4 extended cab, 3.0, 5 spd, 3" body lift, cranked t-bars, 33" BFG M/T KM's on 15x8 Eagle Alloy 058's