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Truck wont start and control panel lights going crazy

Tried to start my truck and it wont start just makes a few clicking sounds and when i let off the key the control panel and radio go crazy. all light on dash click on and off

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  • jenn santorella Nov 05, 2012

    did you figure out how to fix it? I am having same problem right now

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If you know the battery is good, then it's likely you have a loose battery connection. If not loose, could be corrosion built up under connection. If battery terminals are tight and clean, then look closely at the ground connection. Same thing hidden corrosion or loose connection or combination. What happens is, all seems normal untill you demand a heavy load, (starter) then the poor connectionn you had fails and symtoms resemble a dead or very low battery. Ofcourse it could be a low battery. Which could be from bad alternator / charger. Jump start it with cables, take to auto parts store and have them test the battery and charger. They should be able to do it right in the vehicle and for free or minimal cost. Good luck.

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SOURCE: my 99 vette makes a click sound when I try to

1. Starter issue.

2. Alternator bad.

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SOURCE: REPLACEABLE? dash, radio, climate control dash lights, 96 C-1500

yes they are they take the miniture bulbs to replace them you must remove the four screws holding them on from the back side 5/16ths to get them off then slide out and allow to drop down follow wires and twist sockets out to remoce aocket and replace bulbs, ther are 4 bulbs in the dash console for ac and heat.

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