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Put a new muffler on started the car shut it off and then tried to start it again won't start all it's doing is clicking. Battery is good anyone have any idea as to what this could be

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    paulmacintyre Apr 11, 2015

    If you are positive battery is good ( do headlights come on when turned on ) it sounds as if the starter or wiring to it is an issue. Are the battery cables clean and tight? Try a boost and see what happens

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Starter solenoid or connections are bad

Posted on Apr 11, 2015

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SOURCE: 2004 A 8L won"t start

starter wont click because there's not enough "juice" to turn it over. this isnt because of the battery as you have just replaced it. it is due to a bad alternator recharging the battery as you drive. if it were only a fuse it would be the solenoid in the starter. but if it had started after you installed the battery then its not the solenoid. solution: buy a refurbished alternator and

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Pull the terminals off the battery and buff everything to a shine. Then try it.

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SOURCE: the car won't start; lights,

Check the starter and the starter relay or fuse. A client of mines car was doing the same thing, it ended up being two issues, the starter not working anymore, and a relay that was bad. If I am not mistaken everything should be labeled in the fuse box under the hood and will tell you where the fuse/ relay is for your vehicle

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SOURCE: key truns starter will not trun over battery good

This is caused either by a fault in the ECM (the Check engine light should be lighted on the dash) or the Passkey system thinks that your car is being stolen.
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SOURCE: 2003 BMW 325I clicking but won't start

Check for a weak solenoid (spelling) on top of starter. Magnet too weak to throw out the bendix.

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