WHEN I TURN THE KEY TO START THE CAR IT WONT ...

  • Tiny
  • Anonymous
  • 1992 Oldsmobile 88
  • 85,000 miles

When I turn the key to start the car, it won't start. The lights on the dashboard all come on. There is a clicking noise when I try to start it. The car does not turn over or even "ignite".

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012 AT 8:02 PM

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  • Tiny
  • saturntech9
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  • 28,401 posts

Have you had the bad battery tested and made sure the battery cables are clean and tight?Also do you have a multimeter?

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Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012 AT 8:03 PM
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  • mhpautos
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Check starter operation, the click is often the starter solenoid engaging but no starter operation, get the starter motor checked out first.

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Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012 AT 8:03 PM

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