I tried to crank my truck, it attempted to bust over but didn't. It made a loud click and now it just hums
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1998 Chevrolet S10 Question: Why won't my truck crank but makes a humming noise?
Answer #1G. T. Service Center (4218 Answers) , Stephenville, TX - (254) 638-3236ProfessorG December 25, 2013, 19:41Master
Are you saying the hum is happening while the engine is turning, or the engine is not turning and it just hums?
ReplyJust here, December 25, 2013, 19:43Rookie
The engine will not turn at all
ReplyProfessorG, December 25, 2013, 19:51Master
That sounds like the starter is bad, or the engine is locked up. Can you distinguish if it is the starter humming, does it sound as if it might be turning without turning the engine, or could it be the starter is engaging the engine but straining to turn the engine but the engine won't turn. Also try to turn the engine by hand or manually.
ReplyJust here, December 25, 2013, 20:33Rookie
The engine will turn, it's the starter humming. Thank you for your help, it was a loose wire on the starter
ReplyProfessorG, December 25, 2013, 20:35Master
Ya Hoo; Good job, time for nite nite, as my grandson tells me. Good Luck.