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Clicking noise when trying to start car,battery is ok, wont start

Tried to start car and it was starting to crank over then started getting this clicking noise. thought it was the battery connection, I cleaned the cables and posts and still got clicking noise when turning the key. Tried to jump start and that wouldn't work either. Ten the clicking noise stopped completly and it makes no sound at all when turning the key. Do you think it is the starter or celunoid ?? and where would either be located on my engine. My car is a 1986 Chevy Celebrity Stationwagon.

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    lee hester foust Jan 11, 2014

    it would b underhigh in the front of ur frontend

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    tried jump starting but no go, engine not cranking. battery ok.

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    When i turn the key on to start my car, it makes a loud knocking sound from the inside the radio area.



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That Clicking is the Battery causing it not to Start. You need to Replace that Battery or at Least put a Charger on it for a Couple of hours to see if you can Salvage it for a While.

Posted on Jan 19, 2009

  • deeecklund
    deeecklund May 02, 2013

    i bought a new battery still does the clicking sound

  • lee hester foust
    lee hester foust Jan 11, 2014

    if u can get to ur starter take a hammer an bang on it some times that helps



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