Car won't start

Asked by May 16, 2016 at 06:27 AM about the 2000 Nissan Maxima GLE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 2000 Nissan Maxima GLE for some reason
when I turn the key all I hear is the clicking sound
but the car won't start that just started happening
what can be the problem

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If it is a rapid series of clicks it is a voltage problem, possible bad battery or dirty cables, if it is just one loud click then the starter has failed or your engine has seized.

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Check the battery 60 months old time to replace it. Have it checked for 12.6 volts and a load test preformed on it. Terminals need to be clean and tight not corroded, grounds are a common issue, Cables / wires get oxidized after 16yrs IF everything appears OK Have a voltage drop test done on the starter circuit. Very BASIC

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