Usually when a starter solenoid/relay switch is bad, you will hear only a click and the starter will not spin (crank).
Which relay is the starter relay on a 1994 buick lesabre
On the top of the starter
Where do you find starter relay for 99 buick lesabre custom
If have full power, check starter relay, if applicable.
A single click and no crank usually indicates a loose battery cable or a faulty starter relay/solenoid.
I believe yours has a starter mounted solenoid and not a relay.
On the top of the starter where wires connect
You have a loose wire/cable connection or the starter solenoid/relay swicth needs to be replaced.
The starter relay on a 1992 Pathfinder is mounted between the transmission and engine block. The starter uses a gear drive to crank the engine and help it start.
Its the solenoid (relay) that you are jumping. If i understand you correctly, it cranks when you cross the relay. Just ask for starter solenoid, and stick in on like the old one.
i had the same problem with mine. its the soleniod.