Car won't start

Asked by May 24, 2015 at 11:06 AM about the 1996 Lexus ES 300 Base

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 96 es300 Lexus . Sometimes
it won't start right away.. I hear a
click sound , but it won't start .. After
a few back and forth turns of the key
it'll start.. I'm thinking ignition switch
or starter about to go.. How do I
know for sure what the problem is..

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If the click is coming from the starter then it is possible that the contact points are burned inside the starter solenoid, at lot of those are replaceable but you have to take the starter off to find out.

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either that or the alternator

My 300es lexus wont start my lights go on the dash but it starts clicks when i turn the egnition what shold i do.

My car wont start the light go on the dash but it starts clicking when i turn the ignition

The battery ded

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