Q: Starting problem - 2005 Audi A4

asked by on

Sometimes car doesn't start just a click other times sounds lazy like rrrr rrrr rrrr sometimes starts fine had battery checked at Halfords and seems fine any ideas ??
My car has a manual transmission.

In most cases, when you get the "clicking" sound, it’s due to a starter that is broken. However, if you’re getting a slow cranking sound (like the rrr rrrr rrrr you described) this could be due to a battery that has low cranking amps and needs to be replaced or the starter relay. Which receives power from the battery and activates the starter. To be certain, it’s a good idea to contact a local mechanics who can complete a car not starting inspection to determine exactly what might be damaged, so you can have that item fixed.

Was this answer helpful?
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. Starting problem - 2005 Audi A4

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: Car sputters when i accelerate

This problem may be from a throttle position sensor's erratic computer input. This can cause hesitation on acceleration or a light tip in lag. Buick has issued a technical bulletin: 05-06-04-058 which calls for the replacement of the throttle position...

Q: Q: Car lost power & acceleration on the interstate

Hello there, an intermittent car dying issue like you have described is an unusual case. A variety of faults can cause the car to die in this manner such as the fuel pump, battery, wiring, battery cable, or the ignition...

Q: Q: White smoke out tailpipe.

If there was oil splattered all over the bottom of the vehicle, there is a good chance that the smoke you are seeing may just be excess oil that is being burnt off of the hot motor and exhaust. To...

Related articles

How Do Power Car Windows Increase Passenger Safety?
Power windows are responsible for approximately 2,000 emergency room visits every year. When a power window closes, it exerts enough force to bruise or break bones, crush fingers, or restrict an airway. Though...
P0052 OBD-II Trouble Code: HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1)
P0052 code definition HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1) What the...
How Much Does a Mechanic Make in Vermont?
Automotive technician jobs in Vermont have an average mechanic salary of $37k, with some mechanics earning a salary of $53k.