Headlights stay on and car will not even turn starter over
Battery was dead so i charged it and when i tried to start it the alram went off head lights came on,and it would not even turn the starter over seems like it is security lock down mode if there is such a thing.
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Sounds like a battery connection,try this ,turn the headlights on,have someone watch or whatever,try to start it,if the lights go out,it's a poor connection(probably at the battery) if they stay on,it's a starter issue.
Sounds more like a dead battery. The one click you hear is the starter solenoid.
Turn on your headlights and try to start if your headlights go real dim your battery is dead.
If they stay bright then it could be your starter
ok sounds like you have a dead battery
1) if turns but slowly:
1.1) old dead batery/
or underchaged battery >check altenator in this case
did you leave your headlights turnt on and drained the battery of its charge?if so get a jump start and then run the car for 30-45 mins to rechagre the battery
if you have at your disposal anothere batery that you know has a good charge
try starting your car with that batery(not using jumper cables) hook it up!
if the slugish turn over is still there
1.2) check your wire conections for corision this means completly disconecting 1 lead at a time (only on one end of that lead)and cleaning them with a wire brush or some sand paper.
(on the battery and the starter also the ground strap conection to the frame.)
2) WONT TURN OVER AT ALL:
2.0) dead battery >try charging it>get a jump start
2.1) blown turnkey igntion fuse
2.2) blow fuse for main har nes wires
2.3) bad starter
2.4) corosion on wire conection (most often the batery terminals)
2.5) starter replaced and hooked up incorectly.
2.6) alram system preventing the turnkey igntion system from getting power
More then likely you have a bad battery, if you feel battery is charge up, turn your head light's on , try to start car, if your head light go dim your battery needs to be replace it has bad cell's.Hope this was helpful.
you meant its a NO CRANK engine. silent starter, say the word silent. even the starter relay must click. and if head lamps die, so will be the starter. due to a dead battery, sounds like a bad battery to me. dead or only DISCHARGED. if the Charge/battery lamp is off in the cluster driving. its ok. the alternator.
starter car with the jumper cables connected and not next day. only live jumps matter. or you go know where. if you want to walmart they have tool there that tests the alternator battery and for phantom drains all in 6 min work, the tool does all the work.
if the battery is charged, it will crank I bet its discharging. for 1 of 3 reasons. 1: its bad. 2: the charge system is dead. 3: phantom drains, it goes dead as you sleep the head lamps dead is the big clue there.