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My car won't start. Clicking sound when it tries to start. RPMs and MPHs go way up then drop

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  • redcougarcar Dec 11, 2008

    I have the same problem as mjscougar... car won't start, replaced the starter, the battery, I've checked the cables, relays, fuses... When I pulled the old starter I had it tested and there was no problem with the original starter. Anyone have any ideas that I haven't tried yet???? or is it possible that there might be a sensor issue somewhere???

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There is a fuse between the battery and the altinator.. try checking that. its under the intake manifold about top center of the car.

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Car won't start. I have replaced the starter/solenoid still won't start. Battery is new, and terminals are clean. why won't it start?

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Sounds like your starter or starter solenoid is bad. also possible low battery.

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