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sounds like the starter solenoid

AnswerDid you check the selenoid? Another possibility is that it could be a faulty brand of starters. Try a different manufacturer if there is a compatible. I replaced 4 in 2 months...then tried a different brand. No more problems. Meanwhile, to get it started(a little trick someone taught me that worked), have someone tap the starter repeatedly(not bang -but a healthy tap)while simultaneously trying to start the car. AnswerMany newer vehicles also have a main fuse for the ignition system which will prevent anything from happening if it is blown. It may have blown when installing the new components. AnswerTo answer this, one forst needs to know if it is not cranking (doning nothing when the key is turned) or it is cranking but not starting. Answerdoing nothing when key is turned on

1 of 4 things.

1) if have a security chip key.....chip has gone bad, or need to enter a security code after battery was replaced (newer high end car's have this thieft protection)

2) ignition switch faulty

3)starter wiring circuit, poor connection

4) selenode / starter faulty

AnswerI had a similar problem to this not so long ago with my 96 Honda Civic - I replaced the battery and the starter, neither of which fixed the problem. I was about to change out the key/ignition switch column when I took it to a mechanic. Turns out that the problem was with my clutch switch. So, if your car isn't automatic, it might be worth checking that out. . .
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Q: Why might a car with a new battery and starter not start?
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Does a starter drain a battery?

A starter does drain a battery. The battery holds a charge so that you can use your starter to start the car. After the car is started the alternator recharges your battery and runs your car and all it's accessories. If your car won't start or is having a hard time starting you can drain your battery by repeated unsuccessful attempts to start it.

Why doesn't my car start and clicks when i try to start it?

Your battery might be dead. Or you may have a faulty starter relay switch

What car part is attched to your starter and is needed to start the car?

The battery

What does a car starter motor solenoid do?

When opened by the starter switch, it sends electricity from the battery to the starter motor to start the car.

What cost car to not start?

usually its the starter or the battery.. depends

Where is the 97 Nissan Sentra Starter Relay?

Last Sunday my battery was dead, I got a jump start from a professorial battery charger, car started fine, got to church, after car would not start, had it towed to where I can buy a new Battery, car still will not start, where is the starter relay?, is there a fuse link for the starter any where?

If the Starter is good battery good car still wont start?

mabe the starter solenoid

Why would your car not start if you just replaced the battery and alternator?

Check the battery cables or starter.

What will would stop a car not start but makes a clicking sound at the starter motor?

dead battery bad starter solenoid bad starter loose or corroded battery or starter cables

If your car won't start how can you tell if it is your battery or starter that is bad?

First, turn on the headlights. Now, have someone watch them as you try to start the car; do they get dim? If so, the battery is in need of a charge; If not, you need to check your connections at the starter. You may have a bad starter, starter solenoid, or connection.

Car won't start clicks?

Poor battery condition. Loose and/or dirty battery connections. Faulty starter relay. Faulty starter solenoid. Faulty starter.

Why won't a car start if the starter and battery has been replaced?

Maybe the car needs gas.

New battery new starter car will not start?

my car wont start with a new battery, starter and alternator What kind of car? A lot of things can keep a car from starting. It is just a process of elimination. More information is needed to point you in the right direction.

Honda crx wont start?

these might be your problems: BATTERY IS DEAD CORROTED BATTERY TERMINALS STARTER IS NO GOOD ALTERNATOR IS NOT CHARGING those are the only things that have to do with the car not starting

Check for a low car battery?

Try starting the car. If it doesn't start, then you might have a low charge in your battery! Turn the headlights on and then try to start the car - if the lights dim and you can hear the starter motor solenoid "click" or the starter turns the engine slowly then your battery is more than likely at fault. -if the lights don't dim and you can't hear anything from the starter motor then it is likely to be a loose earth connection or a loose connection to the starter motor solenoid (the thin cable out of the two that connect to your starter motor) Simples.

Starter or the battery when the car won't start?

Yes. Either... or something else.

Do you need to reprogram the remote to a cool start car starter after replacing the battery?


What can cause your car not to start?

The battery might be dead, or your engine might not work. *EDIT* Check your ignition coil, or starter solenoid, instead of saying "your engine might not work". If you take a hammer and tap the starter when somebody else is cranking the vehicle then you need a new starter.

Why Car makes clicking noise when i try to start it?

You either have a corroded or loose battery cable connection at the battery, a defective or drained battery, defective starter relay or starter.

Car wont start but starter clicks?

The battery could be (almost) dead, or a battery cable could be lose. I would start by verying these. Also could be: Seized engine Bad starter Bad starter solenoid

Does a bad starter makes your civic stall?

No, the starter is usually for help starting your car along with your battery. If your car is stalling chack all your spark plugs and wires. If that doesn't work your alternator might not be working. Starters help your car START.

Can a bad starter keep your alternator and battery from charging?

YesFirst if the starter is bad the car will not start, if it will not start it can not charge the battery.If the starter will not work it can mean there is an electrical problem that will also prevent the alternator from charging the batteryThe starter itself CAN NOT CAUSE CHARGING PROBLEMS!The extra load on the battery can ruin the battery and that can ruin the alternator. But before that NO.

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.

How do you know when the starter is bad on a Nissan Maxima?

You know when the starter on your nissan maxima is going bad when your car doesnt start/ even when someone gives you a boost, all your fuses are fine, and none of them are NOT blown. You know its your starter and NOT alernator when you take another battery from a car thats been driven and their battery is ok and you put it into your car and the car will not start. If its the alternator, then the car would start in that case.

Why does the car click and then not start?

There is two options not enough power it the battery or a bad starter