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02 1.2 16v won't start. Clicking noise heard - coopy6666
Hi, my 2002 Renault Clio 1.2 16v won't start. It stopped working yesterday, sounded like the battery had gone. Replaced the battery today, but now I can only hearing and clicking noise. Tried bump starting and tried jump leads but neither has worked. Elec windows and lights are still working. Can anyone help?


Edited by Dynamic Dave on 08/08/2009 at 20:30

Tags: technical issues starting problems starting batteries electrical faults

02 1.2 16v won't start. Clicking noise heard - davecuk
It's possible that you just have a bad connection between the battery and the car. Check the earth of the battery where it meets the bodywork. If it's this, it's cheap and easy to repair. I have sometimes seen them only hanging on by a few wires, or quite loose.

If it's not the simply problem above, then unfortunately it could be more expensive. e.g. starter motor/solenoid etc..