Quantcast
Do you know your car's MoT and mileage history? Our user profiles will show you for FREE | No thanks
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?

Thanks

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

Tags: technical issues starting problem 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..

 

Ask Honest John

Value my car

Amount to borrow
Sorry. The minimum loan amount is £1000
To pay back over

My credit score

Best available rate 9.20%

Total repayment £9,304.93

Total cost of credit £1,804.93

£155.08

60 monthly payments

Apply now

Representative example

The Representative APR is 13.2% (fixed) so if you borrow £7,500 over 4 years at a rate of 13.2% p.a (fixed) you will repay £199.21 per month and repay £9562.20 in total.

;