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1998 Plymouth Neon only "clicks" when you try to start it.

My sons 98 Plymouth Neon only clicks while trying to start it. Is this the starter? Where is the starter located. He claims he was driving when the car died and now only clicks when he tries to start it.

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  • Richard Delahant May 11, 2010

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Hello;
Check the voltage at the battery. It should be in the 12.5+ volt range. Check your connections also to be sure they are clean and tight. A quick check to see if there is enough juice to crank the engine over is to turn the ignition switch to start and at the same time honk the horn. If the horn blows and the starter does not crank, you probably have a bad starter.
The starter is located on the radiator side of the engine block and is held to the transaxle by 2 bolts. Follow the positive cable to the starter. Hope this helps;
Thanks;
Rich
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Posted on Jan 27, 2009

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