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2005 Honda Civic Special Edition won't start-rapid clicking

I put key in and try to turn on car and I hear this rapid clicking and car won't start up. My cousin thought it could be the battery but had it tested and it was fine. We went to lock it up with remote entry and that wouldn't even work. My husband wiggles keys a bit and then he got the keyless entry to work. Does anyone have an idea at what this could be? Car only has 42,000 miles on it and has ran perfect up until now. Thanks~!

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  • cljk0799 Sep 27, 2008

    I also forgot to mention that we had a heck of a time taking it out of park. Looked in manual and was able to figure that out so we could have the car towed.

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If the battery checked out ok, the next thing to check would be the starter. The battery cables have been removed and cleaned? Don't think an 05 would have a corrosion problem, but who knows, it's easy enough to check. I also am wondering about the battery. If it's original, it's about 4 years old, It's approaching the end of it's life, even w/ only 42k. good luck and let me know how u do. countrycurt0.

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