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SUV WON,T START, LIGHTS UP IN DASH BUT NOTHING HAPPENS WHEN TURNING KEY BUT THERE IS A CONSTANT CLICKING SOUND FROM UNDER THE DASH

2009 Ford Escape • 82,000 miles

Thought battery bad but changed it out, believe it may be a security issue don, t hear the door chimes either also on the dash is a lock that is locked, don, t know if this is right till it starts or not, have not had the car just a few months
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Wells_man
September 27, 2011.



Did you try another key? It has a chip inside the key.

Roy

ASEMaster6371
Sep 27, 2011.
Only have one key for it thanks Tom

Tiny
Wells_man
Sep 27, 2011.
I think the clicking is from some of the relays that are energized under the dash.
Anyway, it may be a starter motor failure. You need some help from a shop to confirm.
Did you get any warranty with this purchase?

Roy

ASEMaster6371
Sep 27, 2011.