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Our van won't start. Dash lights turn on but the ignition only makes a click noise and the engine does not turn over..

I'm not sure which model viano, it is a v6 engine, petrol, only 99,000 kms

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Test battery make sure fully charged, make sure terminals and battery posts are shiny clean. make sure the engine is free turn by hand, some times the starter can jam in the ring gear. then check the alternator is ok to keep the battery fully charged

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"Reel Strong" has a good answer. You need to remove the cables from the battery, clean all the contact surfaces and then put them back on, then charge the battery.
The other answers may also be correct.

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Get somebody to help you "Jump-start " it, and then have your battery checked.

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The battery is dead... Best get a heavy duty battery.

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Or it is the starter motor

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It sounds as if you have a loose battery connection. Check the battery cable for tightness and clean any corrosion with baking soda and water. The battery may be weak as well if the cables were not tight it would not charge properly.

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