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When staring my jeep it does not turn over and sounds like someone has a tiny hammer underneath the battery area, has new battery and alternater... HELP

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Its like a clicking noise, more then likely it is the starter, you can tap on the starter and see if it starts. First, I would try jumping the vehicle as a dead battery will do the same, even though its a new battery. Good Luck Tim

Posted on Mar 25, 2011

  • Dan Klepsch Apr 02, 2011

    I would also try cleaning the ground connections. If they're dirty they won't make a good circuit connection and will make that clicking noise.



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