Re: [DML] Loud Clicking Noise From Engine Area, Car Wont Start
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Re: [DML] Loud Clicking Noise From Engine Area, Car Wont Start

Hello Alistair

Before you go into pulling the starter out of the car check and clean the 
battery connections. First start with the cables at the battery itself and 
then move on to clean the ground where the black battery cable is bolted to 
the frame. It's on the right side of the car right where the trailing arm 
bolt is.
When you engage the starter the large load on the electrical system causes 
overload on the weak and dirty connections. That actually opens the circuit 
and that is why all the lights dim.
I give it a 99% that when you clean the connections everything will be back 
to normal.
Good luck

Greetings from snowy Poland!

Tom Niemczewski
vin 6149 (in Poland!)
tomciodmc@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx <- home of the DeLorean convex mirrors

----- Original Message ----- 
> Tried starting the car up tonight for its weekly 15 minutes of running but 
> when I turned on
> the ignition to start the car there was a loud clicking noise and all the 
> dash lights went dim
> and nothing happened - I have a feeling that the stater is stuck or 
> broken....Is this the case
> and how hard is it to fix???
> An ideas.
> Alistair McCann
> Pilot 25

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