what is the likely reason for car not starting?

Asked by Sep 14, 2013 at 01:34 PM about the 1997 Buick LeSabre Custom

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

turn key to start position ,all dashboard indicator lights light up but when key is  turned to starter engagement  nothing  but a strong click is heard. battery checks out , pulled belt and all pulleys free spin eccept  crank shaft,does thism sound like an electrical relay?>??

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the click should be your solenoid, which tells your starter to engage your flywheel and start the car (bad starter can have it checked), also check your contacts are tight

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