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This happened to me this morning, I tried to start my car and there was a single click whenever I turned the key. I have a new battery but noticed the charge had been lower than normal lately. I popped the hood and turned the battery cables slightly and the car started and the battery charge indicator went back to normal. Figure the starter wasn't getting enough juice and that the battery cables were the problem.
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Answer Probably it's a low battery, though it could be a bad starter. You are probably hearing the starter solenoid clicking.
Answer clicking car It's one of two things. Need a naw starter, or dead battery.
Answer . More than likely the battery is to weak to start the engine. If it's not the battery, the starter may be the culprit.
Weak battery, bad connection Bad starter
Poor battery condition. Loose and/or dirty battery connections. Faulty starter relay. Faulty starter solenoid. Faulty starter.
A loud fast clicking noise is usually indicative of a low battery or a loose cable.
It Is Because Your Battery Is Nearly Dead. It can deliver enough amperage to run the lights & radio, but not enough to turn over the engine. Batteries degrade ov…er time and those older than 5-8 years become too weak. If jumping with a good battery you still get clicking & no start, then the starter motor is dead. If the car does start, drive to the nearest battery store and buy a new battery. You will get money back for the old one - they recycle the components.
If a car doesn't start and it has a clicking noise, it could be the battery. Another reason it could be is the starter is out.
If just clicking and not starting, most likely a dead battery.
Most likely you have a bad alternator or a dead battery. its your starter, i can almost gurantee that the starter went to ...if its not that itd be the altern…ator, go get both checked i guess..hope this helps
the solenoid is broken. sometimes if you strike the starter motor sharply this cures the problem.
If it's a Renault they're prone to bad earths. I've just had the same problem, trying to start my kangoo 1.5 dci and just hearing a clicking sound. I ran another earth cable f…rom the existing one bolted to the wing near the battery terminals to the gearbox bell housing. And hey presto she's never started better!! I must add I fitted another starter motor first, but obviously that never solved it. That's 4 hours of my life I aint getting back!
Well to start off there is many things this could be. Some of the most common ones are actually pretty simple to fix. The first thing i would try is taking off your battery …cables and refitting them on. Sometimes corrosion, a bad cable, or a broken adjuster cause it to not have a good connection. The Second thing i would try is charging the battery. Most modern cars have a safety built in that when the car gets to a certain Voltage/Amperage, they make it click to let you know that it needs charged. The third thing i would try, if all that fails, is tapping your starter solenoid with a hammer. the gears inside the solenoid usually tear down after a few years of starting and get stuck. If you don't know anything about cars this could be kind of hard to do. ts usually right on the front of the engine block next to your transmission cooler, that's attached to your radiator. You should see a big cylinder with a little cylinder attached to it. The little cylinder is your solenoid. Good Luck
Dead battery, jammed starter rotor arm - it it's manual, put it in gear and then rock the car back and forth to un-stick the rotor arm. If it's the battery, main lights will b…e dim or not work.
A car that makes a clicking noise when you are trying to start usually has a bad alternator. If the car clicks just one time when you try to start it, it could be the star…ter.
A couple of things to troubleshoot here first: 1. Do the car's lights work? Not the interior light, the headlights. If the headlights don't work or they go completely dim whe…n you turn the key, your battery is dead.
If you mean the car will not start or even turn over when you turn the key, that 'clicking' is the starter solenoid making contact like it's supposed to. But there is not …enough power from battery to start engine, only enough to make contacts in solenoid. Bad battery, or loose or corroded battery cable terminals