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2001 Ford focus se automatic wont start. Makes clicking noise when you turn the key. Replaced starter and still clicks and doesn't start for awhile. Is it the battery...fuel pump....spark plugs...?

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First check battery cables for corrosion and bad connections check the battery voltage you should have 12-13 volts at the battery then see what you have at the starter where the battery cable is connected.You should have at least 12 volts there too.If you don't have 12 volts at the battery replace battery.

Posted on May 23, 2011

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Battery-that should be checked first, remove it and take it to a Pep Boys, Advance or Auto Zone for a load test (free)-99% of the time, it is NOT the starter with your symptoms.

Posted on May 23, 2011

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