TENSIONER IS PULLED. CAR ONLY GIVE ONE CLICK BUT WONT START. WHAT IS WRONG?

  • Tiny
  • lateka24
  • 2000 Volvo S80
  • 144,000 miles

Pulled pin out of tensioner on a 2000 s80 volvo and car still wont start. Had starter tested at autozone its good. I only recieve a clicking noise no crank of engine. What could be the cause of this?

Do you
have the same problem?
Yes
No
Thursday, January 26th, 2012 AT 1:02 PM

6 Replies

  • Tiny
  • Wrenchtech
  • Expert
  • 20,061 posts

Use a socket to see if the engine will rotate by hand.

Was this
answer
helpful?
Yes
No
Thursday, January 26th, 2012 AT 1:42 PM
  • Tiny
  • lateka24
  • Member

Enginge rotates by hand. So what else can be wrong?

Was this
answer
helpful?
Yes
No
Thursday, January 26th, 2012 AT 4:14 PM
  • Tiny
  • Wrenchtech
  • Expert
  • 20,061 posts

That means you have an electrical issue in the cranking circuit that has to be troubleshooted by following a wiring diagram.

Was this
answer
helpful?
Yes
No
Thursday, January 26th, 2012 AT 4:51 PM
  • Tiny
  • lateka24
  • Member

Would I be following the starter/charging diagram to troubleshoot the problem.

Was this
answer
helpful?
Yes
No
Thursday, January 26th, 2012 AT 5:51 PM
  • Tiny
  • Wrenchtech
  • Expert
  • 20,061 posts

If it's published as a combination diagram, yes

Was this
answer
helpful?
Yes
No
Thursday, January 26th, 2012 AT 6:08 PM
  • Tiny
  • cadieman
  • Member

Try to start in neutral. Do the reverse lites work?Check you battery connections. Check the voltage at the starter whyll cranking. Then check for start signal at the ingition switch whyll cranking. Its mounted on top of the lower steering column. Ty for using 2carpros

Was this
answer
helpful?
Yes
No
Thursday, January 26th, 2012 AT 6:43 PM

Please login or register to post a reply.

Similar Questions