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Battery at full charge everything comes on but it clicks like the battery is dead and won't turnover is it my starter?

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    heatherlatos Jan 24, 2012

    have the same problem. battery is brand new, starter was tested it was good. Still cant figure out problem

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That's exactly what it sounds like to me. I would make sure you are getting full power to the starter but in most cases you are looking at replacing the starter. you can always pull it off and have it tested at your local autoparts store but don't bang it around to much as this may loosen what the problem is and it will test out fine. On a GM starter, while someone is turning the key you can hit on it with something and it may start right up because that will loosen things as well. You will still need a starter at least in the near future but this may at least get it started for you. The tapping on it thing works about 50 percent of the time. I hope this helps and good luck.

Posted on May 20, 2011

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Sounds like the starter i would remove and take it to local part store they check for free

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