2003 Honda civic fast clicking noise when trying to start. Battery good and just changed starter.

Asked by Jun 27, 2015 at 10:24 AM about the 2003 Honda Civic EX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

1 Answer

If the battery is good the cable terminals might not be. Must be clean and tight, and have a good ground to block and/or frame -chassis. What you describes sounds like a dead battery, so if you know for a FACT it is good, then it's cables. If you can get it started with a jump, have it load tested. Not just a voltage test, but a load test. How old is battery?

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • 2012 Honda Civic LX won't start 8 answers

    My 2012 Honda Civic LX won't start. I drove it to the store (engine off), took it home (engine off), tried to start it again and it won't start. All of the lights work, air works, radio works, etc.,...

    2012 Honda Civic LX

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 1999 Honda Civic Dies while driving 88 answers

    i have a 1999 honda civic ex which has 165,000 miles. Within the last few months the car will shutoff while driving. i have no power steering, nothing. i have to pull the car to side of the road an...

    1999 Honda Civic

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 2003 honda civic cranks but wont start why???? 5 answers

    alternator has been making a loud and long squealing noise from alternator for quite some time even when car is all warm up too so wife decides to take car to work. end of day started her car to com...

    2003 Honda Civic EX

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 98 honda civic flickering lights 37 answers

    The headlights brake lights dashboard lights flicker speedometer goes crazy. Changed alternator checked fuses. Turn car on with a jump but slowly starts dying. Also removed the battery plug and i...

    1998 Honda Civic LX

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Anyone have a/c problems with Honda Civic? 271 answers

    We have two 2010 Honda Civics and have this problem with both of them! After the car sits for a while in the hot sun, the a/c won't work when you start the car. It does start working again after you d...

    2010 Honda Civic Coupe LX

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

Search Honda Civic Questions

Honda Civic Experts

#1 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 980
#1 Jonathan Ford
Jonathan Ford
Reputation 980
#3 Takoda Fraser
Takoda Fraser
Reputation 970
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Honda Accord
802 Great Deals out of 84,448 listings starting at $988
Used Honda Civic Coupe
176 Great Deals out of 16,893 listings starting at $800
Used Toyota Corolla
770 Great Deals out of 73,085 listings starting at $1,260
Used Toyota Camry
1,003 Great Deals out of 90,532 listings starting at $650
Used Honda CR-V
865 Great Deals out of 60,603 listings starting at $988
Used Nissan Altima
1,005 Great Deals out of 81,095 listings starting at $1,200
Used Mazda MAZDA3
228 Great Deals out of 31,657 listings starting at $1,495
Used Hyundai Elantra
561 Great Deals out of 52,031 listings starting at $1,499
Used Honda Accord Coupe
175 Great Deals out of 10,472 listings starting at $1,995
Used Ford Focus
545 Great Deals out of 57,040 listings starting at $1,095
Used Nissan Sentra
440 Great Deals out of 54,032 listings starting at $900
Used Ford Mustang
461 Great Deals out of 45,641 listings starting at $1,999
Used BMW 3 Series
977 Great Deals out of 31,676 listings starting at $1,000
Used Volkswagen Jetta
438 Great Deals out of 40,423 listings starting at $950

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Honda Civic EX For Sale
17,136 listings starting at $18,858
2016 Honda Civic EX For Sale
13 Great Deals out of 472 listings starting at $15,980
2015 Honda Civic EX For Sale
22 Great Deals out of 701 listings starting at $12,777
2014 Honda Civic EX For Sale
37 Great Deals out of 1,240 listings starting at $9,990
2013 Honda Civic EX For Sale
26 Great Deals out of 670 listings starting at $7,890

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.