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Re: car still won't start
Don't remember posting anything to you, But, regardless, first a question... Can you turn off the flashers at the switch?? Do you have an alarm system? (if so, possible malfunction there) Otherwise, check battery grounds and connections (other ends of cables from battery) if you have one, check start relay&or starter solenoid!
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Hi Robin, As the battery is new and presumably not defective, I think you should suspect the soloniod fitted to the starter motor. If that component has become defective it will give the sound you're reporting. Depending on where you live in the world and the labour charges, you can have the contacter's replaced or the starter motor (if labour charges are high) Regards John
look for the hazzard /4 ways switch. see if this is where this ticking is coming from. if so slowly move the turn signal switch . if it stops or changes, you have a bad turn signal switch. the hazzard and the turn signals operate through the hazzard switch..it has a built in relay.hope this was helpful
Did you switch the new battery over directly after you removed the old one? If so try disconnecting the car battery for a few hours, then when you put it back on put the live "red" on first then the "negative" black second. this often resets the immobiliser.
Hope that helps.
p.s in some cases with other makes you have to leave the battery off over night as the immobiliser if factory fitted has a battery backup built in. this needs to run dead.
p.s.s also try lock and unlock with the key not the remote.
Just get in your vech , close all doors. Using your power lock switch , lock all doors. After doors are locked take your Ignition Key and insert it and remove it from ignition switch in a slow fashion , but consitant pace. (97 and earlyer are fast) When you see the hazzard lights flash, put key in ignition switch and turn to the On postion .. Do NOT CRANK or you will have to Start over .. After in the On postion .. Hit the Lock button on remote... Hazzard lights should flash..( note..you have to reprogram all remotes when adding a new one , if you don't your old remotes will not work ) If your doing just the one , turn igntion switch off and unlock door and get out and try it. If you are doing more than one. While still in Vech with Key on . After you hit the Lock button on Remote and hazzard light flashed .. with key still on .. use master lock switch unlock doors and relock and then hit Second Remote, Lights should flash again , repeat if adding a 3rd remote.. after done just turn key off and unlock door and get out and try. Good Luck :)