why would my 2005 gmc sierra 1500 make a clicking sound when trying to start

Asked by GuruBF47S Feb 28, 2020 at 12:20 AM

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 2005 GMC Sierra 1500 with a 5.3 vortec
motor, I went out to start it this morning and when I
turned the key to the on position it started making
a clicking sound plenty of power in battery, I kept
turning back and forth from the off position to the
start posution and after a few tries it started right
up drove it around all day running errands had no
problems shutting it off and starting it back up but
after I let it set for a few hours I had to sit and
switch the key back and forth for a few minutes
before it fired back up. Was wondering if anyone
had any ideas?

2 Answers

Changed starter new, new battery, cleaned every connection between battery and and starter still having the same issues

Finally fixed it .. was the ignition starter switch .. just wanted to post this just in case anyone else had this problem

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