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Ignition causing clicking noise when starting and has caused a slow start. Not the battery or alternator

When turning ignition it gave a low click sound then every day the clicking sound became longer until car finally wouldnt crank at all. battery good

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Have the battery tested at a local autoparts store. The voltage may read good until you try and put a load on it, like cranking your car. If you had a meter on it when trying to crank it, you might see the voltage drop way down. This would indicate a bad battery.

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try checking the main relay under the dash

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The starter is begining to fail, the contacts inside the starter are worn, replace the starter.

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SOURCE: replaced alternator and battery, car still wont start.

My honda had a similar problem, however, it would not start at all. I checked everything, starter,battery, and even replacing relays, nothing worked. I ended up replacing the ignition switch. this is about a 50.00 part. You will need to remove some of the dash on the driver's side, 4-5 screws on the steering column to expose the switch. there are 2 screws that are visible and one that is hard to reach on the back side, however can be taken out with a small wrench (6 MM I believe). there are two wire harnesses that will need to be removed in order to get to that last screw. then re assemble as you have taken apart. When re assembling the plastic on the steering column, be careful to make sure that you align correctly or you will get a clicking noise every time you turn the wheel. total time period to do this is about 4 hours. Good Luck!

Posted on Sep 20, 2009

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