CAR WONT START

1997 Dodge Avenger

Tiny

justinpic

December, 16, 2009 AT 7:02 PM

Engine Mechanical problem
1997 Dodge Avenger 6 cyl Front Wheel Drive 100000 miles

i cant get the car to start I turn the key the celonoid clicks but nothing happens the battery isnt dead but the starter wont engage

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2 Answers

Tiny

caradiodoc

December, 24, 2009 AT 11:15 PM

If you're hearing a kind of loud clunk, that is indeed the solenoid. It likely has worn contacts. They can be replaced but most people just replace the entire starter. If I'm right, it will crank eventually if you cycle the ignition switch to the " crank" position enough times.

Caradiodoc

Tiny

sweet164ever

February, 1, 2010 AT 6:42 PM

My avenger was doing that also and it was the wires that connect to the battery.I dont know if you tried that

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