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Clicking sound until key is inserted

Security light constantly flashes and something on motor constantly clicks until key is inserted, keyless remote will not function anything and car will not start

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Tri and cycle the key 2 times in the driver door lock Make sure you have good batery voltage at least 10 volts

Posted on Jan 16, 2013

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    warren_f_300 Jan 16, 2013

    car is 123 volts (as should be) the clicking is coming under the hood and stops as soon as key is inserted and starter does not even attempt to move not even a click or tick from it. I will try the cycle trick curtis my wife is stranded 50 miles away as we speak I am relaying messages to her..lol.... I have no way to get there and help

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    warren_f_300 Jan 16, 2013

    13 volts*

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It sounds like a bad connection on the starter, if not the check the solenoid and the brushes...

best of luck:D

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SOURCE: 92 Lexus LS400 only clicking noise when I turn key to start

There are a number of things that could cause that. Try turning the key to the on position and crossing the starter terminals with a screwdriver. If it starts you have a bad ignition. If it still just clicks your starter has seized up or your battery might be lacking the charge to do the job. Hope these help you.

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SOURCE: my car won't start up and i got a good baterie

The clicking sound is made by the relays. Most probable is the induction coil is damaged, thus not producing the spark for ignition. You can check it out by removing any one of the cables from the plug and hold it near any metal part of the engine block & have someone crank the engine. If no sparks fly out then the coil needs to be replaced.

However do check the fuses behind the dashboard on the drivers side first!

sodeep

Posted on Nov 12, 2009

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