Mechanics

NOT STARTING

2002 Fiat Punto • 100,000 miles

Head gasket replaced recently, since done car was sat on driveway for few weeks without running. Battery went flat so charged from another car. Eventually started and was running. Now doesnt tick over when starting, Clock and ignition are working just ticks when trying to start. Please help. Thanks
Avatar
Achelmepham
November 15, 2010.



Hi there,

Ensure that the battery is fully charged and that you have power at the starter, if the starter is clicking, this will be the solenoid engaging but not passing current through the contacts, either a low voltage problem of a faulty starter.

Mark (mhpautos)

Mhpautos
Nov 15, 2010.