My truck won't start. The battery seems ok but the engine makes a ticking noise when I try to start it. Do you think it's my starter?

Asked by Oct 27, 2012 at 02:53 PM about the 1999 Jeep Wrangler Sahara

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have cleaned the battery connections.  All my lights seem fine but she won't start.  It was starting very slow before.

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It sounds like your starter motor has gone bad! Allot of times they will show the same signs as a bad battery before they fail.

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