What could be the problem when you go to start your car and all you hear is a clicking noise.

Asked by May 08, 2015 at 09:45 PM about the 2000 Lexus RX 300 Base AWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Battery bad,or starter bad.

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Low voltage is usually the reason, so test your battery, replace if it fails, also check your battery cables, make sure they are clean, none of that black corrosion.

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