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Old 10-18-2012, 11:45 PM   #21
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Check the Battery and the battery cables (autozone will check the batteries and alternators for free). If the battery checks out ok then I'd look at the cables. They have been known to go bad or get cooked.


So the cat looked ok on the inside of it?
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Old 10-18-2012, 11:47 PM   #22
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Checked it all its all good. The clicking sounds like it's behind the motor maybe
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Yes it is, that's where the starter is located lol


What you are hearing is the solinoid trying to engage the starter motor. If there is not enough power then it will only click cause it won't have the juice to fully engage and jump the current over to the starter motor.
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And yeah, the cat didn't have anything loose inside it nothing made a noise when I shook it or anything.
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That's what I figured. Just wasn't positive.
A friend mentioned the coil maybe also, would that make a popping noise?
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No the coil shouldn't make any noise at all.
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So i'll check the starter out tomorrow and replace it
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Check the battery first! Go get it checked out first to make sure it's not the battery. It doesn't need to be in the car to get it checked at Autozone. Then check out the battery cables and connections. Even though I've replaced my starter about 4 times, its rare that they go out. Also it's a pain to replace, it's not in the best of spots.
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The battery seems fine. All the lights work, they don't die when I turn the key. My charger says it's charged. I'll still take it to autozone to see what they say though.
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