sounds like you have a fusible link or in line fuse in your starting system and what probally happen is your solenoid was sticking which is indicated by the clicking noise not stoping till disconnecting power source,and starting systems are not suppose to have constanst power which comes staight from the battery.now if you have in line fuse it will blow to keep from damaging equipment or starting a fire. which then stop all power source to the starter. i would trace power wire from solenoid back what you are looking for is a piece in the wire that looks somewhat like a tootsie roll. now if there is one the only way to test is to get wire tester and check by testing side opposite of battery. so i would start there, but im sure your solenoid is bad and changing fuse wont fix that. the reason why it probally test good case it was not on the car and did not have the load of the engine to turn then
If you are talking about a car engine and battery then it is not the battery that is clicking. It is in all probability the solenoid.
Battery is dead or you have a bad solenoid. Connections at the solenoid and/or starter could be loose or corroded.
check your battery then the connections if it still wont start try changing the starter solenoid if possible
clicking noise when u turn the key to start is either a bad battery or bad battery connection or the starter needs replacing rule out the solenoid, as the clicking you can hear comes from the solenoid
If it is a single click, the problem is either a loose battery cable or a faulty starter relay/solenoid. If the symptom is rapid clicking, the battery is probaly low.
Weak battery? Loose or corroded battery cables? Starter solenoid?
Then your battery is still not charged. The clicking sound is the solenoid that has a little gear on it that engages with the ring gear of the engine to spin it. There is a certain amount of voltage needed to push that solenoid into the ring gear and your battery isn't putting out enough. You'll need a jump to get started and then need to consider the battery.
either clean and tighten cable connections or get battery tested. if not the battery, it is the solenoid or the starter If it is clicking and not starting at first, but starts after a few tries, its your starter taking a dump. Replace it.
Check the starter solenoid, starter ground resistance, and voltage out of thesolenoid when activated. If the solenoid is not clicking then the issue is either the relay or the fuse to the solenoid.
Could be low battery voltage, a poor connection(s) of wires, a bad starter, or a faulty solenoid.
Bad Battery: the clicking is the starter solenoid relay making contact but the battery is not putting out enough amps to turn the starter
The clicking sound is probably your solenoid trying to work. Your battery has just enough electricity to make the solenoid operate but not enough electricity to make the starter work. You probably have an almost dead battery.
with a scan tool or by disconnecting the battery.with a scan tool or by disconnecting the battery.
Usually battery or solenoid. If you hear a clicking noise, it is the solenoid. find the red wire coming off the battery, follow it until it connects to the solenoid, take off the red and black wires, put new solenoid in and your done.
Could be the battery is drained or bad. Could be battery connections at battery and or starter are dirty and or loose. Could be starter solenoid is bad. Could be starter is bad.
If it does not start and just makes a clicking sound, this is an indication of: a low battery, poor battery connections, or a defective starter solenoid ( next to the battery hooked up by the short positive battery cable). Check and clean your battery cables first , then look to the solenoid if you know the battery is fully charged. I hope this helps you. Mark
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
The symptom of a bad solenoid includes a rapid clicking sound indicating it is receiving too little power from the car battery. This lack of power may be from a low battery or corrosion of the battery cables causing the engine to not start. Corrosion is also possible in the internal solenoid connections, or a blocked plunger may lead to the solenoid being flooded with power and burning out the internal connections to damage the unit. Clicking on attempted ignition should be a warning to have the starter system checked.
It could be solenoid, starter, battery, alternator not CHARGING the battery or corroded battery terminals.
dead battery..not enough chargeAnswerA loose connection can also cause the clicking, check the cables. If the battery is years or older, replace it. The alternater may not be charging the battery or there may be a parasitic draw draining the battery. AnswerIt could be anything electrical. Most likely, if the battery is charged, and the cables are tight, it could be the starter. More commonly the solenoid. Try tapping the solenoid with the car off, and try starting it. If after this, the car starts.. then you need to check into replacing the solenoid, or the entire starter motor, if the solenoid is connected to the starter.
Probably it's a low battery, though it could be a bad starter. You are probably hearing the starter solenoid clicking.
Does the engine turn over and then make the clicking noise while trying to start, or does it not do anything but make the clicking noise when you turn the key. If its not turning over at all then it might be a battery problem, Try cleaning the battery terminals, and/or charge the battery, Could also be the starter solenoid, but start with the battery first.
I don't know what "after battery is off" means, but if it is clicking while trying to start, then most likely the starter/solenoid/relay is bad.
If you have a new starter with solenoid,do you still wire it to the firewall solenoid switch?Because wire is smoking on the switch and battery terminals. No rotation,just clicking.
change the battery every time I've had that it's been the battery the likely problem is not the battery but the solenoid that is attached to the starter motor