JK/JKU 3.8 Auto Starter Motor – WAI Global


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WAI Global Starters are designed to exceed the performance of the original starter in your vehicle or any remanufactured starter sold as a replacement.

Features & Benefits:

  • A consistent starting power with a high-quality solenoid that properly engages the starter drive with the flywheel in your vehicle every time the ignition key is turned
  • High standards for components like wiring, brushes, insulation, bearings and coatings for consistent performance in all environmental conditions
  • High-performance machining of the starter casing for ease of installation and solid joining of the starter housing and your vehicle’s mounting surfaces
  • Dynamic design, innovative technology, and easy to install.
  • WAI units incorporate many features to optimize wear resistance and deliver consistent performance, including OEM-Type Diodes on rectifier assemblies and welded diode to rectifier lead frame assembly
Starter Troubleshooting Guide

Battery – No Crank Condition

  • Ensure the Battery is fully charged (12.6 volts) and is the correct size for the vehicle
  • Use a Battery Tester to test the condition of your battery

Terminals / Cables – Slow Crank Condition

  • Clean terminals with a Battery Cleaner and Battery Terminal Cleaner Tool
  • Make sure all connections are tight and replace frayed/corroded Battery Cables

Switches – No Noise / No Start

  • Check Ignition Switch and wiring from switch to solenoid
  • Check Neutral Safety Switch

Flywheel / Shims – Free Spinning / Noisy Starter

  • Check Flywheel and pinion for damage or wear
  • Check Starter Motor Shims and Starter Bolts for proper alignment and torque
Alternate/OEM Part Number(s): 04748046AA, 04748046AB, 04748046AC, 04801850AA, 17949, 4748046AA, 4748046AB, 4748046AC, 4801850AA, 7B0911023
WAI GLOBAL Warranty Information:
12 Months

Additional information

Weight 2.5 kg
Dimensions 30 × 20 × 15 cm


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