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Need help asap!!car wont start!

v8_stato

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bloody car wont start and i dont know y.ive tried everything.when i turn the key it makes a ticking sound and thats it,just 1 tick.the starter motor is brand new only 3 months old if that,the sparkplugs are brand new and same with the battery.ive even tried hitting the starter motor while trying to start it as well as jump starting it but they do nothing!anyone have any ideas?it did the same thing last week then when it got off the tow truck at the mechanics it started 1st go! now its ****ed again and its ****ting me. PLEASE HELP!!
 

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probably a loose connection on one of the battery terminals or at the starter could be the fat wire or the little trigger wire at the starter give the little one a wiggle and try it .try to crank it a few times then feel the battery terminals and the connection at the starter for heat if its hot anywhare its not making good contact
 

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Could be your fuel pump. Can you hear the fuel pump prime when you turn your car to On (So that would be the turn before kicking it over).
 

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Did you get a new solenoid when you got the starter motor? It could be the solenoid that is attached to it that needs cleaning/replacing. Give that a check tomorrow.
 

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Check the "start relay" - that's the one that powers the starter solenoid. The relay is located in the engine bay next to the battery - check by swapping with another from the relay panel.
Re the starter motor - was it "brand new" or second hand?...if the latter then I'd suspect that.
 

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Sounds like the cable between your battery and starter motor is not connecting properly. Put the front of your car on stands and measure the voltage to the starter motor when (somebody else) turns the ignition key to start. If you're not getting 12 volts then you either have a bad connection at the starter motor or the cable is corroded somewhere.
 
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