car has power but when I tun it over just continous clicking

Stanman04
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Asked by Aug 19, 2014 at 09:29 PM about the 2001 Hyundai Sonata GLS

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I recently changed out my starter and had no problems since, yesterday car was running and all, this morning went to start my car and just gives continuous clicking sound. I tried to jump to give it more power thinking battery was low but still same thing continuous clicking sound and wont start. Can you help me?

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T_S_T
49,835

Have you rechecked all your connection,s to starter and battery cable,s tight.If it ran before has to be this.

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T_S_T
49,835

It all so can be bad battery,even jumping want help it.

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Stanman04
10

I haven't checked connections to the starter but checked connections also cleaned off positive cable and retightened but still same thing. I believe like you said in your second answer that may be bad battery but still wanted someone else opinion..Thanks

T_S_T
49,835

You are welcome.

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Michael Kane
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Batteries usually have a average lifespan of 5 years and it can be less in extreme hot or cold or heavy use conditions. I would recheck th connections first then get the battery tested if it checks out.

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Stanman04
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Well caught Walmart before they closed, purchased Battery, installed and car started right up! So diagnosis was bad battery. Thanks Guys for the extra input

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