I have a problem and Im not sure whats wrong now. Yesterday I went to
start my car and the engine would not even try to turn. All I got were
head light and dash lights. The battery is fine, I have AAA come out
and try to give me a jump and he tested the battery. When I try to turn
the key to get the starter to go nothing happens. All I hear is 2
clicks coming from the hood. THe clicks are not coming from the
starter. We took the starter out and turned it on and worked fine. Does
anyone have any ideas what the problems could be. We took the steering
wheel off and tryed to test the ignition switch and we think thats
fine. The day before this happened the car was stauling more then
ushally. And it would soar in rpms like it was getting to much air or
something? Any ideas?
I had this once, and although the battery was fine the battery
connections were not. Check the chassis ground too. Perhaps it's
a longshot but with weird symptoms like that it's the first
thing I'd try.
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Pull the spark plugs and turn the motor by hand. (You could turn the motor
by the key at that point, but you need to be looking at the engine, and you
need a "more controlled" environment than you will get using the starter
I'm guessing that you have hydrolock that keeps the motor from going around.
If I am correct, you should get a gush of coolant from at least one of the
spark plug holes. You'll be needing head work if this is correct.
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