I have a 2011 Chevy Malibu, my car just ticks when I try to start it. What could that be? The car lights still come on, but the power lock barely works

Ra'Nisha Bowen

Asked by Sep 28, 2015 at 08:21 AM about the 2011 Chevrolet Malibu LS

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

4 Answers


I think you should first start with you battery, do you have 12 volts? did you try to see if the car will start with a jump or a known good battery?

Ra'Nisha Bowen

I haven't tried to jump it yet


Try that first...


If you are able to get the car started with a jump and need to change the battery...MAKE SURE YOU USE A MEMORY SAVER, SO YOU DON'T LOSE THE CAR'S MEMORY

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