Having problems with your 2003 Jeep Liberty ?
Replace alternator turn key all you hear is a clicking sound
If it is a dull thud you may have a bad starter if it is a fast clicking check battery cables for cleanliness and tightnes if all good check water levels and charge and test battery if yoiu lose power for a moment after click you have a bad connection at battery
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Starting problem I have a 2000 taurus that is not starting. I turn the key over and hear one click. I tried my spare key and got the same result. I thought it might be the battery or alternator (just had both replaced 6 months ago) and got a jump start from a buddy, nothing happened, got the same click sound when trying to turn the key. Not sure what to do. Is it the starter?
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When i turn the key hear a clicking sound. Lights flicker as does security light. Dash gauges move up and down no turn over at all of engine. Replaced starter,tested battery,and alternator. No starter relay either. i am at a loss,please help.
Try jump startting first. Check ground on engine from negative cable. Check ground from engine to body, usually on back of engine.\015\012Check psoitve cable post at batteyr for corrosion and see if there are 2 small wires on same positive post ... 2002 Lincoln Town Car
Started with occasional click sound when I turned the key but would eventually start. Problem got worse and worse and now I do not even hear a click anymore. Replaced the starter and cylinoide and still nothing. Get full dash light power. What was the click I heard when turning the key and is that my problem. Sound was located in the right front of the hood as you sat in the car. Is it a fuse? Have tried jumping it as well w/no results. Its a 1992 dodge stealth rt automatic.
Likely it is a bad relay. would have been easier to find when it was clicking but usually it's located with a group of other relays in a power distribution box.(under the hood) ... Dodge Stealth
Replace alternator turn key all you hear is a clicking sound
If it is a dull thud you may have a bad starter if it is a fast clicking check battery cables for cleanliness and tightnes if all good check water levels and charge and test battery if yoiu lose power for a moment after click you have a bad connectio ... 2003 Jeep Liberty
My 2005 Nissan Altima won't start in a normal manner. It's auto trans, 175K km (109K miles) When I turn the key it turns over but does not start. When the key is in the ignition and it's in "Park", I hear a click sound coming from the gear shifter when I wiggle the gear shifter side to side. I can sometimes get it to start when I wiggle the gear shifter and hear the click click sound and turn the key at the same time. I have the most success starting it if I turn the key and push the gear
So you answered your own question\015\012Check out the neutral safety sw (wiggle shifter, starts) or trans selector sw,whichever applies ... Nissan Altima
Starter posts When the key is turned, all we hear are a bunch of light clicking sounds! We need to keep turning the key and eventually the van will start. Is this the starter posts? How do we know for sure and how are these replaced?
Starter posts don't go bad unless they've been physically damaged for some reason. it doesn't hurt to make the nuts are tight on the posts though, but there's really no reason for them not to be tight. multiple clicks means the system is unable to ma ... 1998 Plymouth Voyager
Trying to start my 05 tundra. My fingers slip off the key while trying to turn ignition on. Didnt turn over all the way then suddenly i heard a sound, like an electrical appliance burned. It wont start after. Replaced the starter, now hears metal clicking sound when tries to start it. What can it possibly be ?. Check fuses and relays, all are good. Please help.
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I have a 2005 renault megane sport 225, the alternator has been replaced and the battery is new, also the battery terminals have been replaced with new ones but every time i try turn on the vehicle with the key/card i hear a rapid clicking sound coming from the car and the car will not start, it sounds like a machine gun (not nearly as loud obviously:-) ). The car starts and runs perfectly with a roll start or jumper cables, what could cause this? nobody seems to know.
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Having an issue (since I got the car 10 years ago) with the car (not sure where the click sound is coming from) making a single clicking sound when turning the key to start the car. The car always starts but sometimes takes a couple turns (and clicks) of the key. Thought it was a sticky relay as I've replaced the starter/solenoid/battery and none fixed the problem. Was going to replace the relay last night, but could not locate an ignition/starter relay on the vehicle. Does this vehicle have
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Hi-Accidentally touched the wrong terminals of the battery and turns over but will not run. Replaced Alternator and fuseable links, have power to coil power to fuel pump, relay, and ecm relay, turns over but will not start. Everything works, but just will not start. Hi-We did what was mentioned and there is clicking that we hear. When the key is in the "run" position the fuel pump is not turning on, but this truck does have duel tanks.
Check all fuse..... there seems a wire or likely a fuse damage.... ... 1990 Ford F150
Will not start or turn over. Replaced battery. I hear a clicking sound when I turn the key on around the starter relay and starter. When I turn the ignition further to start, the lights and dash lights go out. Any ideas.... Thanks, Steve
Steve, take the starter off and have it checked at a local parts store ie:Auto zone, O'reiley's ect. I would be willing to bet that the starter is out. the reason i think this is because of that fact that you said that the lights go out when you tur ... 2005 Hummer H2
I have a 95 firebird. I had to replace the ignition tumbler because I found the vats wires to tumbler broken. Had new key and code done at dealer.problem is nothing when key turned to start position. Checked power with testlight crank fuse at fuse panel. And relay box under hood. Power good can here clicking sound in engine compartment when key turned . Removed fuse at box insert testlight turn key o.n light on turn to start click sound and testlight goes out. Also hook up remote starter switch
It's when the security light starts flashing that the infamous "chip" in the key becomes a nightmare to many. Gradually the car begins not cranking anymore or if it cranks it would start and die in a second. Randomly it will do this more and more oft ... 1995 Pontiac Firebird
1989 Chev C1500 4.3 won't start. New battery, starter, and alternator, all within the last year, all tested and are o.k. Turn key and all I get is a clicking sound. Sounds like it is coming from the starter. Also, replaced the positive battery cable. Is there a starter relay and if so, where is it located? Thanks for any advice.
Ignition control modual under the distributer cap ... 1989 Chevrolet C1500
We replaced the battery and alternator in our 2003 pontiac grand am about a week ago. Yesturday the battery light came on....We also are having problems when starting the car. When we turn the key sometime it just makes a click and won't start. The click is on the outside of the car. Can't hear it on the inside. My husband thinks it's the ignition switch. Are the problems related to each other or unfortunate seperate problems.
... 2003 Pontiac Grand Am
My car won't start. When I turn the key, all I can hear is a clicking noise. The car will not turn over. Even when I try to jumpstart it, I get the same result. I already replaced the battery and alternator. Any suggestions of what else it could be?
... 1998 Chevrolet Lumina
GMC safari 1997, sometimes will not start. I turned the key, here a click sound but engine will not start. mechanic checked as below 1. battery was fully charged(mechanic said not a problem) 2. Alternator runnig good (start engine then disconnect the battery), 3. Once jump start a car, it should continue running until turn it off.(but sometimes battery gage was 1/4 and when driving while it point to 1/2 (it's nomal position) 4.mechanic sugestion: replaced an ignition switch but cost was too much
I know EXACTLY what your talking about... its the starter.. my truck did that, but i never fixed it.. i would always just turn the key on and off real quick and after 5-20 clicks it would start\015\012\015\012\015\012\015\0 ... GMC Safari
Went to start my 93 subaru legacy and when I turned the key, flywheel started to turn over then stopped. Tried it again and same thing. Waited a little bit and then nothing but a click and could hear fuel pump. It has happened in past but started after a couple tries. Replaced alternator 6 months ago and battery 3 weeks ago. Could it be bad starter or bad terminals?
... 1990 Subaru Legacy
My 98 Nissan Altima won't start. It has a brand new starter, brand new spark plugs, a new alternator, and a new battery, so I know it has nothing to do with any of them. The distributor was replaced at an auto mechanic shop just to see if that was the problem, and the car still wouldn't crank. You can turn the key in the ignition and all it will do is crank, but the engine won't turn over. If you work with it for a while it has a chance of starting if you hear that the engine sounds like it's ab
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1997 PONTIAC GRAND PRIX GTP 3.8L supercharged: 4 months ago, my GTP had problems starting. Car started fine, then after stopping (for ex. getting gas), does not start again. All that happens is the clicking sound of the starter engaging. All displays light up brightly and the fuel injector sounds like it has normal power at first turn of key. I replaced the starter with a high torque one but the problem was still there- I turned the key and nothing but a click sound. However, with jumper cables
The positive battery cable is prone to corrosion at the battery end. Many times, the connector will completely decay loose at the cable end. Replace the cable if that is the case--don't use a clamp-on replacement terminal as they are prone to failure ... 1997 Pontiac Grand Prix
I can not get the car to start I recently replaced the alternator with a new one and replced the battery, when I turn the key all I hear is a click.
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I have an 1995 Nissan Pickup Truck, V/6 5SP Man. Starting Problem Electrical . Turn the key depress the clutch , the dash lights go off and then i hear an click sound. The battery is new /clamps, cables,alternator. help?
Are the connections at the terminals (battery & starter ) clean & tight ... Nissan Hardbody
Turn the key.. car does not start. Hear clicking sounds like a machine gun. Charged battery up... still nothing. Alternator or need a new battery?
First check the battery output,should be 12.8volts(roughly)then if fully charged and the clicking is still stacato try the starter relay.(thats what clicks) ... 2004 Volkswagen R32
95 Mazda 626, 4 cylinder. Turned key and no click sound. I replaced the battery and the car started right up. Drove to work. When leaving, turned key no click sounds, could it be the start switch or starter? Thanks, LarryNie
Have you tried moving shifter slowly through all gears, especially neutral when trying to start ? Sometimes safety neutral switch will become faulty & some movement of shifter may make it turn over. ... 1995 Mazda 626
1990 f150 xlt lariat replaced starter solenoid truck started right up. yesterday went too start truck up and the starter stayed on until everything went silent. All i hear now when I turn the key is a clicking sound. everything lights up and fuel pump comes on.
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When I turn the ignition key the van won't start. I hear a clicking sound. I replaced the starter. It still won't start.
Is it a single click? If it is, check your battery cables and be sure they are clean and secure. A loose connection can cause this problem. ... 1986 Chevrolet G20