I have a 01 Mitsubishi Galant and it makes a ticking noise when I try to start it but nothing happens. It just makes the noise and it wont start. i put in a new battery and a starter and it still does the same thing. Can you help please?

Asked by Aug 28, 2013 at 03:35 PM about the 2001 Mitsubishi Galant ES

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 01 Mitsubishi Galant and it makes a ticking noise when I try to start it but nothing
happens. It just makes the noise and it wont start. i put in a new battery and a starter and
it still does the same thing. Can you help please?

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165

its the ignition switch

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Is that what I put the key in to turn the car on? or is it a sensor? is it hard to fix?

165

yes its where the key goes in, i just changed the cylinder lock on mine about weeks ago, it was doing the same thing.

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