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Not starting and makes a clicking sound,,has new battery with new terminals,checked the starter wires...it does eventually start after switching on and off the ignition about 20 times and now its taking longer.

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Have the starter checked

Posted on Feb 11, 2012

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SOURCE: it takes three plus times turning the key to start

Take your car to your local parts store and have them load test the battery, this will be a pass or fail test

If the battery passes the load test. Replace ground wire on battery all the way to the engine.

We believe the the Ground wire has corrosion in the wire or over time now has too much resistance to get the power to the starter.


Hope the tip helps.

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Posted on Feb 14, 2010

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