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Re: '76 GMC won't start after winter

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  • mcolie
    Is this a GMC coach (VIN TZE) or a P30 chassis? If it is a TZE, I can get you help. If not, good luck trouble shooting. Matt
    Message 1 of 6 , Jun 4, 2013
      Is this a GMC coach (VIN TZE) or a P30 chassis?
      If it is a TZE, I can get you help.
      If not, good luck trouble shooting.
      Matt

      --- In classicrv@yahoogroups.com, skatingtoolman@... wrote:
      >
      > I purchased a '76 GMC RV last year and the starter always engaged prior to putting it up for the winter. I winterized my RV for the winter. All was fine. I took the engine battery out and kept it on a trickle charge. The battery is fully charged. The shore battery to run all of the other electrical items appears to have been dead for quite some time, so I simply removed it.
      > My question is:
      > -Is the shore battery (probably calling it the wrong thing) required in order to start the engine?
      >
      > I know that the engine battery is good, because all of the normal electrical items like radio, lights and wipers work when running off of it. I even tried jumping the battery, but still no noise from the starter.
      >
      > Are the starters in these known to go bad if not used for 6 months?
      >
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