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1998 Toyota Corrolla VE 4dr makes loud "TACK" sound, will not start...

Hello, this 1998 corolla ve has a brand new battery and terminals, they were cleaned. Has a new starter, but when you try to start it up it just makes a loud "TACK" noise from the engine bay. I cleaned all the ground wires and it still doing the same, can someone please help? Thanks in advance and God Bless.


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  • Willie Diaz
    Willie Diaz Nov 07, 2008

    Wauufleman, thanks for the help and your absolutely right, it is a bad starter. God bless.




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Sounds like you got a bad stater or the engine is locked up try to turn the crankshaft if it turn then tap the starter with a hammer while someone else turns the key to the start position if it then starts you have a bad starter.

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