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Old 11-12-2006, 12:31 PM
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i have a problem with my 93 civic HB 1.5L sometimes when i try to start my car it wont start alll you hear is a clicking almost like the battery is dead and theres not enough juice to start the engine? ill wait a min then try it again it will fire right up i have a brand new battery(optima)ithought it might be the starter. and replaced the ground wire and cleaned/replaced the connections. anyone could help me out with what might be wrong i would apreciate it. this also happend with the old battery!
Old 11-12-2006, 06:21 PM
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what i am almost 99% sure it is the brass points inside the starter, it doesnt make good contact sometimes, it has to have a certain gap or else a current wont flow throught it, aka clicking noise.. either rebuild the starter or get a used one from a junkyard and i can 99% gaurentee it will not make that noise anymore

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Old 11-12-2006, 06:29 PM
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+1 starter
Old 11-12-2006, 08:40 PM
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F*@k! i figured i would have to replace the starter well thqats what im gonna do thanx
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