Question about 1996 Toyota Land Cruiser

4 Answers

When I turn the key, all I hear is the clicking sound. Battery appears to be okay, had it checked a month ago by Sears. A jumpstart doesn't work either.

When I turn the key, all I hear is the clicking sound. Battery appears to be okay, had it checked a month ago by Sears. A jumpstart doesn't work either.

Posted by on

  • mystiquex2 Oct 07, 2009

    Thanks for your reply. It was the starter solenoid. It ended up costing around $300 to get it fixed.

  • rjbeg123 May 11, 2010

    Multiple clicks? or a single click? Single check starter solenoid. Multiple check battery and ground connections as well as connections on the starter itself.

×

Ad

4 Answers

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 2 times.

  • Contributor
  • 2 Answers

Sounds like the starter is shot. However, Check ALL the battery terminals and check the terminals on the starter they can get grimmy and dirty also chech the battery earth connection to the engine and the chassis. And what was checked ?? was it just the battery or was the charging system checked ??

Posted on Oct 02, 2009

Testimonial: "You were spot on!"

Ad
  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Vice President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 100 times.

  • Master
  • 750 Answers

You may have a faulty starter remove and have it serviced

Posted on Jun 26, 2009

Ad
  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 2 times.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

It's the starter. You can probably get it started by finding a long steel rod, or a long garden rake stick(with the rake removed)...get under the hood, find the starter, and tap hard on the starter while someone in the truck is trying to start it. I mean really bang on the starter! It should start, but you will have to change the starter eventually.

Give it a try.

EW3

Posted on Jun 18, 2009

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Master
  • 1,305 Answers

Check the battery terminals... they can get a layer of corrosion between the terminal and the battery post. Get your hands on a battery terminal cleaner... it has a brush for the inside surface of the battery cable terminal and a brush for the battery terminal post.... clean them both...make sure they're dry and reconnect.... then jumping will have a good connection and the battery shouldn't click ... that is if the battery is still good... how many years has the battery been in the car?

Posted on Jun 03, 2009

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
New users get 2 Free calls (no credit card required) and instant help on almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, appliances, handyman, and even pets).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

1989 nissan pickup 4 cylinder when i turn the key to crank the engine i hear a click sound at the starter what could the click sound be?


could be battery . It needs a huge amount of charge to turn over the starter motor. It may work the headlights but be unable to turn the starter motor.
Suggest get battery tested at a battery seller to see if battery is really ok .
The click is most likely the solenoid on the starter motor clicking on.
You might be able to get someone to run jumper leads
Note +ve to + ve and negative to negative !
from their car while the engine is running and their car is not moving !
Wait 10 minutes
Then try to crank over your car engine .

I jump started a 4wd vehicle a month ago from my car and it took about 10 minutes to get enough charge in it to crank over the engine !

Apr 18, 2017 | Nissan Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

What is located in the glovebox of 2003 Kia Sodona that makes a click sound when trying to start?


There are several relays located in that area...it doesn't matter because the relays are probably not the cause of tyour vehicle not starting. If they are clicking, it can only be because they are working - or at least, TRYING to work.
It sounds to me like you need to check the condition of your battery and battery cable connections.

May 28, 2012 | 2003 Kia Sedona

1 Answer

Hyundai accent 2001 will not start all lights work radio works heater fan works battery in 3 months old when I turn the key all i hear is a humming sound for about 1 min. than nothing. weather has be


The humming would be the fuel pump coming on. It should only hum for a few seconds, then shut off.
Your problem is with the start circuit from the battery to the starter, or from the ignition switch to the starter solenoid. Check the connections at the starter (the big cable) for tightness.
Is the battery charged up enough to turn the engine over? Check by turning headlights on and observe while someone turns key to crank. If they dim a LOT, then either battery is too low, or the starter is bad and needs removing for testing. If brightness doesn't change, then the circuit from ignition switch to starter solenoid is likely not working. Check for 12 volts at the small wire to starter solenoid with key in cranking position. If you have power there, the solenoid may be bad. Remove starter for testing. If no power at solenoid in starting position, then either the ignition switch is bad or the neutral safety switch might be the problem, or the wiring from the switch to the starter solenoid is not passing current.
Good luck.

Jan 14, 2012 | Hyundai Accent Cars & Trucks

2 Answers

Starting problem


Hello LostLynne.
The most common issue is a bad contact in the starter solenoid.
This solenoid is part of the starter assembly and makes the high amperage battery to starter connection
When you hear the click the solenoid is activating but not completing the battery to starter contact.
If this is an original starter or been on for a long time I would suggest changing the starter assembly.
Also in your under hood fuse/relay panel there is a smaller relay that activates the starter solenoid that should be checked before replacing the starter. Although less common for that to happen it does occasionally cause a problem. Easy to replace too.
If you have further questions please ask me.

KL

Mar 03, 2010 | 1997 Toyota Camry

1 Answer

I turn the key, hear click click under the dash


Starter ignition switch may have gone bad under the steering coluum

Jan 17, 2010 | 1999 Kia Sportage

1 Answer

Car wont start. when key is turned i get weird clicks.


You said you checked your battery, did you check volts and amps? It's possible that your battery is not functioning properly. You may need a new one. Does it start if you try to jumpstart it?

Nov 12, 2009 | 2004 Chevrolet Malibu

2 Answers

Two days ago I noticed my battery was flat as I left the lights on. I recharged it last night and put it back in again today. I then pressed the lock button on my keyfob 5 times so that the key is...


That clicking is the starter trying to engage. Try jumpstarting the vehicle. Your battery may not have come back yet.... and you may need a new one. Try letting it run for a half hour or so after jumpstarting. If it starts immediately after shutting it off you're probably good to go. If it requires another jumpstart then you need a new battery.

Nov 10, 2009 | Saab 9 3 Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Starting problem


It could be the starter solinoid or the starter, If you can remove starter you can take it to any advance auto parts store and they can check your starter for free,

Jul 04, 2009 | 2000 Ford Taurus

1 Answer

My 1995 buick riviera won't start. It won't turn over. You can't hear a click when you turn the key.


it sounds like the starter motor relay could be bad. You also can be looking at a dead battery. Try jumpstarting the vehicle.

Jun 19, 2009 | 1995 Buick Riviera

3 Answers

94' Buick-Won't start right away......


Replace your Starter Relay and get the Starter and Solinoid Checked out.

Jan 22, 2009 | 1994 Buick Park Avenue

Not finding what you are looking for?
1996 Toyota Land Cruiser Logo

248 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Toyota Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

76630 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22219 Answers

Jeff Turcotte
Jeff Turcotte

Level 3 Expert

8516 Answers

Are you a Toyota Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...