how come it won't start? on 1999 Toyota Corolla

test battery all is good,lights radio comes on, but i do here a clicking sound when turn it on.

by in Ellenwood, GA on May 17, 2012
1 answer 4 comments
ANSWER by on May 17, 2012
First off you need to be sure the correct voltage is getting to the starter to turn the engine over. Check all connections between battery and starter. Corrosion problems, loose connections? How did you test the battery? Just because it turns on lights does not mean the battery is good. Takes a lot less voltage to turn on a light than turn an engine over.
COMMENT by on May 17, 2012
Good to see you back Ron, getting ready to pay for our Raider season tickets...
COMMENT by on May 17, 2012
That's right rub it in. I used to get to see the Raiders when they came to K.C. to play the Chiefs and was very interesting in the stands. Then when I moved to Oregon I went once by train to Seattle and saw them play. Have never been to Oakland and want to go so bad. It is on my bucket list. I will be on here from time to time. Why is it that this site does not make the people requesting help answer some basic questions like what work was done before the problem started, any work to try and correct the problem, what tests have you ran to diagnose and the results....etc???? It is like pulling teeth sometimes to get info from these people. They act like hiding info helps them when we both know just the opposite. Oh well. Good to see you again.
COMMENT by on May 17, 2012
you know people are funny anyway if your down in the bay area during football season let us know and we'll go to the game at the O.co coliseum as its quite a show in the stands like Halloween every weekend
COMMENT by on May 17, 2012
You can count on it. I will be the one with silver and black paint on my face!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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