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Starter clicks but engine does not trun

Starter clicks but engine does not turn

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The clicking sound you are hearing is the solenoid trying to engage the starter. The main things you shouls check for this are

  • Flat battery unable to provide enough power to starter - charge battery or obtain a jump start from another vehicle
  • Ensure connections to both battery terminals and the main lead to the starter motor is tight and well secured
  • Check and clean the spade connection on the solenoid itself (has a light gauge wire running to it).
  • The starter itself maybe jammed and a temp fix that sometimes works is to gently tap the starter with a hammer whilst having a helper turn the ignition key
  • If starter remains jammed - starter must be replaced.
Hope this helps. Please remember to rate my answer. Thanks.

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This s bcoz of battery prb...jus change the battery of u r car...i prefer EXIDE even happens if u didnt take u r car for a long tym may be few months....but no prb jus change the battery of u r car...done!!!!plz reply me if it s done!!!!

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See can jump start to the starter itself,not the battery.

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