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WHY WILL THE STARTER ONLY CLICK.

2001 Pontiac Grand Am • 220,000 miles

I have a 2001 grand am with a 2.4. Wife stopped to get gas and tried to start car and it would not start. Had the starter checked and its fine when you try to start the car the starter clicks and thats it.
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Johnpainter
October 1, 2012.



Iam sorry with the key in the start position.

Saturntech9
Oct 1, 2012.
No volts with key in on position.

Tiny
Johnpainter
Oct 1, 2012.
Alright do you mean the start position the key is in?

Saturntech9
Oct 1, 2012.
I left the keyOn like you are starting it.

Tiny
Johnpainter
Oct 1, 2012.
(HE MEANS HAVE SOMEONE "HOLD THE SPRING LOADED" KEY ALL THE WAY CLOCKWISE [THE WHOLE TIME]. AS IF YOU WANT THE ENGINE TO TURN OVER[CRANK]. WHILE YOU CHECK FOR VOLTAGE ON THE WIRE)

SORRY IF I SEEM SORTA. WHATEVER

THE MEDIC

Tiny
CJ MEDEVAC
Oct 2, 2012.
Thats what I did and I get nothing

Tiny
Johnpainter
Oct 2, 2012.
No power to purple wire whats that mean

Tiny
Johnpainter
Oct 2, 2012.
Alright at the neutral safety switch on the transmission with the key in the start position you should have battery voltage on the yellow wire and purple wire. Let me know what you find.

Saturntech9
Oct 2, 2012.
Have power to yellow but not purple.

Tiny
Johnpainter
Oct 2, 2012.
Try starting the car shifted into neutral

Saturntech9
Oct 2, 2012.
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