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Starter Motor just clicks when turning key on occasion. Must cycle key numerous times to engage starter. Is it the starter motor?

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Assuming the battery is good.
It will probably be the solenoid on the starter, you will have to remove the starter and repair or replace.
If it is a continuing problem it can help to fit another relay opperating off the start wire , the relay is fed from the battery, and then feeds the solenoid, this way maximum voltage is applied to the solenoid and it will work better

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No its either a high resistance connection on the starter solenoid or the solenoid itself is bad or gummed up and cant move freely to make a connection to pass current to the starter

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Intermittently there is a problem starting the car. The key turns on all the electrics but when turned further it does not engage the starter.


Check your ignition switch electrical side
Check the relay
Or the starter motor itself must be playing up

Aug 03, 2016 | Cars & Trucks

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What is wrong. I only hear a click when turning the key. Battery is fine.


if as you say the battery is good,and all dash lights stay on bright when turning the key,your starter motor is faulty its either the solenoid which is the bit on the side of the starter that engages the starter when you turn the key, or the starter is jammed/stuck or worn out try hitting the starter with a hammer or if no room use a long bar rest the bar on the starter and hit the other end a few times if it then starts the motor was stuck, like wise if you have manual transmission put the car in gear let the hand/park brake off and rock the car forward and back a few times then try starting, eiter way you will need to repair or replace the starter motor

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Will not start, battery is new, it just clicks and nothing. turn it off, try again and nothing, try again and it starts


Try cleaning and tightening well the battery connections along with the battery wires to the solenoid and starter motor.

Bad connections and low voltage of 12 volts can result in this anomaly.

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Battery is good but when I turn it on it just clicks won't start,maybe after 20 times it starts


Without hearing the sound it makes - it's kind of hard to diagnose.

The engine starting process consists of turning the key to start, the starter motor's rotor moving forward to engage the engine's flywheel, and then the starter motor 's "rotor" spinning until you move the key from "start" to "run". You can hear the starter motor spinning - but one usually can't hear the rotor moving forward to engage the flywheel. As a result, you hear the odd spinning sound - which is the starter rotor spinning. The engine never actually turns over because the rotor never engages the fly wheel. If this is the case, then it is very likely that your starter needs to be checked and / or replaced.

Good luck!

Nov 09, 2011 | 1994 Buick LeSabre

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Turn the key to start.. makes 1 click and then nothing..battery seems to be ok,, as does alternator.....what could it be


one click would indicate that the starter solenoid has gone bad. A series of clicks would indicate a low battery.

Try turning the key rapidly to the start position several times. Sometimes this will be enough to get bad spot to move and the starter will engage. If this happens replace the starter as soon as possibly. It will be under the vehicle back where the motor meets the transmission. A basic set of tools is all that will be needed to replace.

If you have any questions I would be happy to answer them!

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I turn the key and sometimes it will just click and not turn over. I try this 2 or 3 times and then the starter engages and the vehicle starts.


Either the solenoid or the starter motor itself. You need either a test light or a voltmeter to check for power at the starter side large terminal of the solenoid when it just clicks. If you get voltage or light every time it clicks, the starter motor is defective. If you don't get voltage or light when it just clicks, the solenoid is defective.

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