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Why wont your car start- Starter is less that a year old but it makes a whirring grinding noise not just a click but wont spin the engine?
From most to least likely: 1. Starter solenoid is not getting power 2. Starter solenoid is bad 3. Starter gear is stripped 4. Flywheel ring gear is stripped Age of… starter is not really relevant. It is possible to get a defective one. Check electrical connections. Some cars have a separate wire to the solenoid. Remove starter, look for obvious damage to gears. If you don't see anything really glaring, like a chunk of flywheel missing, take the starter to any auto parts chain store. Most of them have a testing setup and do the testing for free.
We changed the starter battery alt voltage regulator and starter relay the car is a 1984 mercury cougar and it will run for a day and then wont start and all you get is a clicking sound?
Answer i would suggest checking the starter to see if the teeth are spinnig properly even though you replace sometimes the starter parts are faulty to chec…k use a charge pack positive on and neg on neg the if that works you could always do what i had to just to get home is take a wrench and just pap the to termanals together with your key on the on position it should start good luck
Your 2001 neon wont start you have had starter rebuilt twice all the car does is click once when you turn the key could it be the starter relay or what can it be?
Answer Could be the relay or bad battery cable connection at the battery or relay.
What would cause a car to click but wont start and you know for sure it is not your battery but you have a brand new starter?
first i would need to know what is clicking to be able to tell you what is not happeneing. what kind of car. if its a ford there is two selinoids and either one could be… the problem. most of the time either you have a broken or dirty connection. i just had a ford f150 with the battery cable to the starter was broken off and neeeded a new connector and put back on cost about 3 dollars for the connector. more info next time will help speed things up.
with today cars there are several relays which are used to send electricity to certain parts of your electrical system, such as a fuel pump relay, or a starter relay. one thin…g i tell people to do is have some one try to start your car with the lights on if the lights go off while trying to start the battery is dead . if the lights stay lit with very little dimness then you have a starter problem. Could be loose or dirty battery terminals, bad cable, starter solenoid. load test battery just because it has 12 volts does not mean there is enough amps to turn over check corroded terminals especially side terminals pull them off and pull bolt out and check both sides for corrosion
What if your car wont start when turning the ignition you hear a clicking sound The radio and lights come on The starter and battery are about 4 years old?
Could be: Seized engine Weak battery loose or corroded battery cables Bad starter solenoid Bad starter Bad neutral or clutch safety switc…h
You replaced your starter in your 1993 grand am and your car wont start not ever a click from the starter why?
We had the same problem in our '97. Check that your battery is fully charged and working properly, also check that the alt is working. If both of these are in working or…der it could be a faulty ground wire or the starter wire. Then, if those check out fine, I would start checking into your ignition switch and modular. I traced our issue backwards. If you know that the starter and the alt is good then it has to be in the electrical part of the car. Wiring or ignition. Hope this helps. If by chance it's something else please let me know. We finally found our problem in the ignition wiring. We had a bad wire going into the module. We have to push up on the wiring to get the starter to jump. Still a reliable car.
Your car wont start you here a clicking noise coming from somewhere near the glove box could it be your starter solenoid?
It may be the starter solenoid that is clicking. If the battery is very low when you try to start the car, the solenoid will engage but the starter will not turn. … Because the battery is so low, there is not enough power to hold the solenoid closed (in the start position) and try to turn the started so as the starter draws power, the solenoid clicks open, The starter doesn't draw any power with the solenoid open so the solenoid has power to close again, the starter tries to draw power and the cycle repeats. The sound seems to come from behind the glovebox because the solenoid is probably mounted on the passenger side of the engine compartment.
Its the starter or celenoid
That could be the alternator or the battery. Try jump starting your car with another car's battery. If it still does not start, it is probably the alternator. If i…t starts, your battery is dead.
If a car wont start but all lights come on and when you turn the key you hear clicking is that the starter?
Yes, the clicking is the starter, but there's probably nothing wrong with it. Your battery doesn't have enough juice to turn the starter motor (draws lots of current), b…ut still has enough to turn on the lights and accessories. Try jump starting it or trickle charge the battery.
Could be flat battery - check with a good meter, it should show at least 11.9 volts at rest. Check both terminals are clean and tight. Check ground wire where it's bolted to t…he frame for clean and tight. A fully charged battery will read 12.6 volts with the engine off. At 75% charge it will read 12.4 volts, at 50% it will read 12.2 volts, & at 25% charge it will read 12 volts. Any less and the battery is basically dead. Must be checked with a digital volt meter. Can also be the starter is failing.
In my experience if the car will not start and it is a rapid clicking sound when turning the ignition it indicates a dead battery. You'll need to get a jump and wait a few min…utes before trying to turn the car on again. If the battery is really dead it will take up to 10 minutes to recharge. Each time you try to turn the car on while it is being recharged it will lose the charge it has obtained and you will have to start over in time for recharging it. If you think your battery should not be dead when it is, you may want to get your alternator checked by taking it into any auto parts store as this will drain your battery prematurely.
wrong key when using the remote starter the starter does't crank long enough to start the car. Starting the car with the key the car starts five. Could use some help.
Check and see if any lights have been left on. If they have then you ran down the battery! You know it is the battery. Has the alternator light been on? If so, you should have… taken it in before this! Usually it is the battery. That is the first thing to check. If you have jumper cables, it is usually easy to get a jump and see if you can get the car started that way. If you can, then, if you did not leave your lights on, you want to go and get the problem fixed. The next thing that it might be is the starter relay. I can manually trip a starter relay but you can't. If you can not get it started with jumper cables, you need to call someone to fix it for you. Sometimes it is a module. Sometimes I can replace a part in 2 minutes it would take you all day to find.
Check the battery cables. If there is no corrosion and you have good connections, then the starter solenoid/relay may be at fault.
What is wrong with your car if you replace the starter and catalytic converter and your car wont start just clicks when key is turned?
solenoid or relay switch