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Had bad battery that was leaking a little out one of the post but still worked but died easily. My wife went to crank the car after parking at home and she got nothing so as usual I thought it was the battery I changed the battery and as you can see its still doing the same thing . There's no clicking sound nothing only lights etc.
Sounds like the starter motor is bad, As you have already said you have replaced the battery, the battery should be at 12 to 12.5 volts d.c. while car is not running with the engine running the alternator will put the voltage at the battery terminals around 13.5 to 14.5 volts d.c. to run all the electrical systems on the car while keeping the voltage in the battery at a full charge.
Posted on May 02, 2013
The battery acid has corroded the wires to the battery. replace them.
Posted on May 02, 2013
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Sounds like a connection problem/error. When you replaced the starter solenoid, do you remember how many wires you disconnected and reconnected?
Was there any indication ( sparks, etc) of accidentally causing a short when you replaced the solenoid?
Your initial problem of no start but hearing the click sound is almost a sure fire indication that the starter is NG. If the solenoid clicks, that means that it is applying 12 volts to the starter.
hope this helps Good luck Loringh
Posted on Nov 08, 2008
check to make sure yu have 12v at the battery, once you do turn the ignition to start, if nothing, check the fuse and relays that control ignition, if all is good then the click sound is coming from the starter, have the solenoid replace.
Posted on Jul 31, 2009
Hmmm. Don't be too hasty replacing the starter. With no exterior lights working it suggests an open circuit in the system that could relate to your starting problem. Start with your fuses that are related to lighting and starting. Check connections for corrosion and rust.
Posted on Oct 31, 2009
battery clamps or terminals loose or corroded, bad ground wire from battery to chassis thats where i would start. check connection to alternator as well
Posted on Feb 16, 2010
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