2001 chevy cavalier starts when it wants to?

Jennifer McFadden

Asked by Jun 20, 2014 at 05:58 PM about the 2001 Chevrolet Cavalier Base Coupe

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Auto zone checked the battery and the alternator said both were fine, the first time we got
the click click click , now it won't even do that????

2 Answers

John Carson

Starter solenoid may be going out. Have it checked. Pull the starter and take it to a shop for testing. Most starters come with one attached to the starter, but you can buy one and attach it yourself. Check the teeth for excessive wear also.


Check your battery cables at the battery for corrosion, make sure they are clean and tight. If you just get a click, click, click, sounds like battery connection.

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