Q: Q: Car clicks, but doesn't start.

asked by on

My car clicks, but doesn't start when I turn the key. The battery has been checked and is good, and the terminal ends have also been replaced. The lights, radio, and other electronics work fine.

The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. Q: Car clicks, but doesn't start.

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Can running the blowers for the AC with the engine off drain the battery?

The problem is although the current draw over 45 minutes might be "low", your battery might be weak, meaning it could have a bad cell and a low reserve capacity. It doesn't take much to "drain" a weak battery. A...

Q: My truck runs great but their is a little white smoke coming from tail pipe

Hello. Your particular make and model is known to develop excessive condensation during colder mornings and cause a white smoke to plume at startup. Other things that may cause a white smoke to come from the exhaust are a leaking...

Q: Replaced spark plugs and battery, and car won't start.

This to me sounds like either an issue with the fuel or ignition system. If the battery was replaced and jumping doesn't help the battery is good. The spark plugs being replaced makes the ignition system is less likely than...

Related articles

How Long Does a Heater Control Valve Last?
Keeping the right amount of coolant in a car is essential in keeping the engine at the right temperature. Failing to have the right amount of coolant or even bad elements...
P0240 OBD-II Trouble Code: Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance
P0240 code definition Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance What the P0240 code means P0240 is an OBD-II generic code triggered when the Engine Control Module (ECM) detects the intake boost...
Rules of the Road For Iowa Drivers
Driving on the roads requires knowledge of the rules, many of which are based on common sense and courtesy. However, even though you know the rules in...