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Truck Repair/2005 International 8600 won't crank w/Batt. full


Shut the truck off one day and next day the circuit breaker in fuse box just clicks. Volt meter shows 13 volts and draws down a little if you hold the key in start position, wheather the clutch peddle is engaged or not. Is this a starter problem or could it be a wiring problem

Theres a few things you can do would probably start with replacing the relays theres should be 2 one labeled start and one ignition would replace both of those have 6 internationals at my shop and for some reason we've had to replace a lot of those relays. Second is make sure its out of gear put key on and jump across the starter to make sure the starter will try to spin. Last thing is you should have a starter solenoid mounted on the firewall area that might be bad. Would seriously doubt that you have a wiring problem if it just did it overnight.

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Jeff Drumm


I Can answer any question pertaining to semi trucks and trailers. Have no experience in the automotive field so not able to help in that area.


My experiences in Semi Trucks is. I own my own truck and i presntly maintain a 80 truck fleet. Can handle any questions pertaining to a truck have tore apart and rebuilt every aspect on them. Fleet I deal with is Mainly Volvo trucks and a handful of freightliners. Work on automated transmissions on a daily basis along with carrier apu's. With engines my specialty is the 60 series Detroit but do work on the cummins isx the n-14 and the ism. and also the Volvo engines.

Have a College Degree from university of northwestern ohio in diesel and agriculture mechanics. Have 10 years behind the wheel driving a truck and 4 years working on trucks full time. Also have grown up on a farm so have been tinkering on trucks and tractors all my life.

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I've gone through online schooling and have received certificates from webb wheel, Timken and Volvo academy.

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