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1997 buick skylark wont start

Car wont start, when i try to start it all i hear is a click coming from the engine. its sounds to me like the thing wants to start but something is not sparking. it will start occasionally but then i go 2 days with nothing.

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  • demiandowlin Jan 01, 2009

    it wont even crank it just clicks. i'm thinking it might be the spark plugs because i just had the starter replaced 2 months ago.

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Does it crank and not start or not even crank. You could have a bad starter. I would test the battery first. When it won't start try to jump start it. If it jump starts it's probably the battery. If it won't jump start it's probably the starter.

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    John Weathers Jan 01, 2009

    Have you tested your battery? If the starter is 2 months old it could be the battery then again if you put an Auto Zone starter in it  then it could be the starter. Just because its relatively new doesn't mean it didn't go bad.

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