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I drove my 01 - 02 lancer threw a deep puddle 3 weeks ago and now after drying out the interior I just gone to start it and nothing is happening except for a clicking noise..I think water got through the dust boot on the side of the gearbox as the clutch plates seem to be stuck..could the water have done something to my starter also or is there some other reason

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  • mcx_011 Apr 24, 2010

    Na it hasn't driven since, it conked as soon as it hit the water and had to be left in the puddle til the next day. no plugs seem to have any moisture and the water didn't get to the computer either.

  • Clint Smock
    Clint Smock May 11, 2010

    Did it drive home after you drove it thru the puddle or did it die and hasn't run since?



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Have you tried cranking it over with all the spark plugs out to clear any water from the cylinders. If yes then I would say the water ruined your starter. I would start there.

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