Oldsmobile/Buick Repair/starting

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Question
I put a new starter on my 99 regal and it still won't start just clicks once when you turn the key battery is fully charged

Answer
HI JOHN, A CLICKING SOUND FROM THE STARTER 99 % OF TIMES IS FROM WEAK BATTERY OR POOR CONNECTIONS. GET YOURSELF A VOLT METER AND CK TO MAKE SURE YOU HAVE 12 VOLTS OR SLIGHTLY LESS LIKE 11.8 DOWN AT THE STARTER BIG CABLE WHILE SOMEONE TRYS TO CRANK THE ENGINE OVER. IF YOU DO THE STARTER IS BAD.[IN YOUR CASE DEFECTIVE]..BUT MORE THEN LIKELY THE CONNECTIONS ARE BAD AT THE BATTERY..REMOVE THE CABLES CLEAN THEM REAL GOOD AND MAKE SURE YOU HAVE 12 VOLTS OR 11.8 VOLTS AT THE BATTERY WHILE YOU ARE TRYING TO START THE CAR..DO NOT CK THIS WHILE YOU ARE NOT CRANKING IT...CK WHILE YOU ARE CRANKING THE ENGINE OVER..IF YOU DO NOT HAVE A VOLT METER..MAKE SURE THE CABLES ARE CLEANED AND JUMP IT WITH ANOTHER CAR AND MAKE SURE THE CONNECTIONS ON BOTH CARS ARE GOOD SEE IF IT STARTS LIKE THIS..IF SO THE BATTERY IS WEAK OR CONNECTIONS ARE BAD.....LET ME KNOW WHAT HAPPENS,,GOOD LUCK TOM...

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TOM SHEETS

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Can answer all questions pertaining to mechanics of GM cars from 1965 to present. I will answer questions from 6:00 am to 10 pm est.. I will not take diesel or paint questions. If this olds and buick section is maxed out you can get to me in the chevrolet section...

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I have 30 plus years experience in servicing these cars. I can answer questions on carburetor, fuel injection,ignition systems, suspension, brakes and abs, cooling systems,a/c and heater,manual transmissions, rear differential and electrical system,charing system and battery. I am a Master ASE certified mechanic in all 8 categories: - Brakes - Heating and Air Conditioning - Automatic transmission - Clutches and Transaxle - Engine performance - Engine repair - Electrical - Steering and suspension I am certified for NYS inspection and clean air insp.

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I am a Master ASE certified mechanic in all 8 categories (see above) I am an Air Conditioning/Freon recycling specialist with ASE. I have at least 4 years of technical training and many hours of continuing education.

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many customers in our busy shop for the past 30 plus years

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