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Subaru legeacy clicking but wont start

Car wouldn't start, clicking sound,replaced battery,alternator and starter,still clicking and won't start. Please help!

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Check engine grounds !

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SOURCE: 1999 Subaru legacy will not start

Check your terminal connections, if they are loose they will need to be inspected for breaks. If they are broken you will need to replace the connection. Make sure they are clean and free of corrosion.

Other possible Problems
If the car wont turn over your starter could be bad.
If it turns over but wont start it could be any number of these problems.
Coil Pack
Plug Wires
Spark Plugs
EBX (Engine Brain Box)
CBX (Chassis Brain Box)
Crank Sensor
Fuel Pump
Fuel Rail
Fuel Injector

Good luck

Posted on Feb 15, 2010

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SOURCE: Is there a starter solenoid on a 1998 subaru impreza outback?

first the starter solenoid mostly attached on the starter motor , but sometimes it could be inside the starter motor . the clicking sound you hear is that the solenoid dont recieve enough power to close the contacts . that could happen because a dead battery , red batery red cable ( + ) dameged or not tighted enough . this link will help you http://www.samarins.com/glossary/starter.html if this helped you pls vote for me

Posted on May 31, 2009

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SOURCE: 2001 Subaru Legacy won t start Just replaced the battery last month

if no lights are coming on i would check the fuse box under the dash and under the hood if its has one.

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SOURCE: alarm sounds and car wont start on my 1995 subaru

First try to reset alarm by inserting key in drivers door lock and lock and unlock-if this does not work try tail lock as well.

Posted on Sep 20, 2009

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SOURCE: My Subaru Legacy Outback won't start and the

Starters don't click.
Solenoids click.

So remove push-on connector from Solenoid wire.
Should be clean, secure & relay bracket grounded.
Connect a jumper wire between battery positive terminal & the exposed terminal on the solenoid.
If starter motor now operates then it's the ignition switch.
If starter motor does not operate then replace solenoid.

Posted on Nov 07, 2009

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