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97 mustang gt. went to start and nothing. new battery. switch or relay making lot of noise on pass side in between fender well. any ideas?

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  • ajjacks89 May 30, 2010

    it acts like a dead battery. when you try to pull power to start it or turn on the lights, thats when this relay or switch makes all the noise. check engine light blinks on and off and then stops until you try to pull power again.

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Starter cylindoid. On passenger side of engine compartment.

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  • ajjacks89 May 30, 2010

    when you open the door or turn on anything for power is when this relay or switch is making the noise. there is no lights or anything. it acts like a dead battery.
    thank you

  • Jonathan Hardin
    Jonathan Hardin May 30, 2010

    If the accessory still will energize, but the starter will not, the starter cylinoid may be stuck. If not that it may just be a relay. You simply open the relay box and find the particular one that is not switching over.

  • ajjacks89 May 31, 2010

    found out it is the computer itself making the clicking noise. i do not have lights or anything. all i get is like a switch or relay trying to open. all fuses are good. i left battery unhooked allday, had lights after hooking battery back up. tried to start it and all i got was the same thing. lights went out and noise started again. thinking about swapping batterys to see if that does anything. never heard of a computer going out before.

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