WONT START, LIGHTS UP IN DASH BUT NOTHING HAPPENS

  • Tiny
  • Wells_man
  • 2009 FORD ESCAPE
  • 82,000 MILES

When turning key but there is a constant clicking sound from under the dash 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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Tuesday, September 27th, 2011 AT 11:36 PM

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

Roy

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Tuesday, September 27th, 2011 AT 11:38 PM
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Only have one key for it thanks Tom

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Tuesday, September 27th, 2011 AT 11:43 PM
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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

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Tuesday, September 27th, 2011 AT 11:48 PM

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