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Old 11-02-2008, 06:10 PM   #1
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first i wasn't hearing nothing went i try to start my 1993 bonneville So i clean the battery cables and now i hear a clicking sound from the starter but no start
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How old is your battery? And did you clean both ends of both cables?
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yes i clean both that hook up to the battery do i have to clean the other ends and where r they at. its a 1993 and i just replace the battery two days ago

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Follow the cable to here it connects, one to the block(ground) and one to the starter(hot)
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do i have to clean the ground b/c i didnt clean it just the (hot) So the starter is ok right?
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Make sure you clean both cables on both ends really good.
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its dark were im at right now, i'll try it in the morning and get back to you.
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Can you test the battery? Make sure it has a charge.
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i try to jump it and it wouldn't start i'm going to take the battery to autozone and see if they will charge it for me b/c i don't have a charger u think that the battery could of drain b/c the car wouldn't start even if i just bought one
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i'm taking the battery to autozone right now b/c i clean the cables and still just clicking
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