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Car Starting Problems
Ford Windstar LX
When you start your 1999 caravan you only get a single clicking sound the engine doesn't turn over. The battery is fine. What is the cause the starter?
Asked in Car Batteries, Pontiac Trans Am
Why is it that sometimes my 2002 Trans am starts right up and other times it doesnt crank or start and the battery is good.?
you can try to short the starter motor . take a screw driver and bridge ffrom battery cable on starter to ignition wire on starter. if starter is good, engine will crank. if starter is bad , solenoid will click if no clicking, solenoid is bad ...
Asked in Car Batteries, Nissan Sentra
When you go to crank your 97 Nissan Sentra and it doesnt turn over and the starter is not clicking and you charged the battery and still no change What could it be?
IF YOUR MODEL HAS AN INLINE STARTER RELAY (BIG BLUE IDENTIFIED IN ENGINE ROOM) IT MAY HAVE FAILED. IF NOT THEN CHK FOR POWER AT STARTER, IF IT HAS POWER THEN STARTER IS BAD. ...
Asked in Honda Civic, Honda Civic DX, Honda Civic EX
How do you know the starter is bad in a Honda civic?
usually you can tell when your car doesnt turn or or doesnt turn over its because of your starter sometimes its not the starter it could be a low battery or corroded wires leading to the starter check that first; ...
Asked in GM and GMC
1991 gmc van that will not start the battery is fine and the fuel pump turns on with the key and the battery but it just doesnt even engage the starter could the starter or ignition be out?
Most often it is the starter and not the ignition.
Asked in Acura Integra
Could any one help me i have changed my starter but now it doesnt even make the usual clicking sound when you tern the key 1995 acura integra?
battery terminal wires not properly hooked up
When your car doesnt crank what could it possible be?
It could be a dead battery, loose/dirty battery connections or a bad starter. ...
Asked in Car Sounds, Car Starting Problems
Ford Explorer doesnt start it just makes clicking noise?
sounds like a flat battery
Asked in Dodge Caravan
Your dodge caravan 2005 doesnt start and you hear three clicking sounds when you turn the ignition what is it?
We just had the same problem on a 2005 caravan. Auto parts store tested it and siad the alternator was bad. Took it to main dealer and they said the battery was bad. They changed the battery and all is well. (Main dealer battery $160 so beware!!!!!) Try a new battery from somewhere cheaper. You can also remove the alternator and take it to an auto parts store where they can bench test it and tell you if it is bad. They can...
Why doesnt the engine turn Starter has been changed and battery tested?
Seized engine? Loose or cooroded battery terminal Bad starter solenoid? Bad neutral or clutch safety switch? ...
Your Ford Escort wont start Just keeps clicking but doesnt actually turn over. Lights work fine inside and out?
weak (bad or discharged) battery bad starter try using a booster pack or striking starter while turning key Likely suspect is the battery terminals have built up a film on the post and the connector, probably needs cleaning. Also could be starter solenoid gone bad. ...
How do you trouble shoot a starter problem?
When you try to start engine is there any noise,such as clicking from area of starter?If you can hear a clicking , this usually indicates poor connections.To trouble shoot starter problem, the first thing i would do is determine if it is starter or solenoid.To do this ,you need a remote starter switch,connected to starter solenoid.Solenoid is located either on the starter,or on firewall in engine bay,depending on what vehicle you have. if you dont have a remote switch, you can short...
Asked in Car Batteries, Dodge Grand Caravan
How do you fix a parasitic battery draw on a 1999 dodge grand caravan?
only way to fix that problem, is to find out what is drawing the power.This can be caused by an accesory that doesnt not shut power off when ignition is shut off, or by a short in the wiring in the vehicle somewherehave the starter motor checked for a short as well, as some starters when worn will draw enuff power to drain battery, but not enuff to turn starter,when ignition is off. ...
Asked in Cars & Vehicles
When you turn the key on your 205 gti it just makes a clicking noise can anyone help?
you will have to do a process of elimination. have the battery checked to see if you have a dead cell. just because you have power doesnt mean you have enough cranking amps to start the car. if that's not it, could be the solonoid or the starter. it sounds like it's the battery though. ...
What would cause a clicking sound while starting a 89 Jeep Wrangler. When you turn the key it clicks but doesn't turn over motor. I replaced the Starter and selonoid but the same thing still happens.?
You mean a ticking sound while TRYING to start a jeep? If the jeep doesnt start and is making this noise then either it doesnt have enough amps to start or the starter is bad. You can have the battery tested for free at autozone. It could also be that your alterntor isn't charging the battery also. ...
Asked in Eagle Talon
You swapped the motor out of your 91 eagle talon now there is no power to your starter all you can hear is the relay clicking you need help fast cant figure it out?
Check the main ground to your starter. It sounds to me like your soleniod has power, but you starter motor doesnt. ...
Asked in Car Starting Problems
What does it mean when you turn key and car doesnt start with no clicking sound?
Dead battery, loose or corroded battery connection, or defective ignition switch. Can also be a defective neutral safety switch. ...
Asked in Car Starting Problems
What does it mean when you try to start your car and you hear a click and it doesnt start?
Battery is dead, wires are loose or corroded, or starter is defective.
Asked in Oxygen Sensors
Would a bad O2 sensor make the car not start at all?
no if the car doesnt start check the battery and the alternator and the starter. ...
Asked in Car Starting Problems
Why doesnt my car start it has been sitting for 5 years and we changed the battery and still nothing but lights come on so whats wrong with the car if it doesnt make the click sound?
most likely tha starter is bad or the power to the starter is bad
Asked in Ford Focus, Radio
My 2000 Ford Focus Wagon doesnt start but lights radio ac all work?
Loose battery cable? Bad starter? ( checkwires on starter) Bad starter solenoid? Bad Neutral or clutch safety switch? ...
Asked in Chevy Camaro
1992 camaro doesnt crank makes a really slow sound when tried lights flash on and off?
classic case of a bad battery. if the battery is good, then the starter motor has a short in it ...
Asked in Car Batteries, Ford F-150
95 F150 wont start All other electrical systems have power and the battery is fully charged but it doesnt even try to turn over or click there is a clicking noise under the dash What could it be?
You may have a bad starter solenoid or loose connection. Most cars have it inside the starter but Ford puts the starter relay on the firewall between the battery and the starter. Follow the positive battery cable to a squat little cylinder and check that all it's connections are tight. Then check for voltage on the fat cable that is going to the starter while the key is turned. If you have voltage, then you have a bad starter. If you have...