FIAT PUNTO NOT STARTING

  • Tiny
  • achelmepham
  • 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

Monday, November 15th, 2010 AT 8:40 AM

1 Answer

  • Tiny
  • mhpautos
  • Expert
  • 30,495 posts

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)

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Monday, November 15th, 2010 AT 8:51 AM

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