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rapid loud clicking, and wont start. help

Discussion in 'Technical Chat' started by Rucas, Jul 28, 2011.

  1. Jul 28, 2011 at 8:38 AM
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    Rucas

    Rucas [OP] 1st gen > 2nd gen

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    Like the title.
    Went to start it this morning, started to turn over, but then just stoped and only emits a loud rapid clicking when I turn the key to start.
    Please help.
    thx
     
  2. Jul 28, 2011 at 8:40 AM
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    Pugga

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    Battery dead? Sounds like your battery doesn't have enough juice to crank the starter.
     
  3. Jul 28, 2011 at 8:42 AM
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    Rucas

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    thats a possibillity. last night it was a little slower on the turnovers.
    Im waiting till me neigbhor who has a tow truck to walk outside to see if he can jump it.
     
  4. Jul 28, 2011 at 8:43 AM
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    Or just a bad starter not engaging!:eek:
     
  5. Jul 28, 2011 at 8:45 AM
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    dont like.
     
  6. Jul 28, 2011 at 8:46 AM
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    sounds like the battery-did you leave an interior light on?
     
  7. Jul 28, 2011 at 8:52 AM
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    Def the battery... if it was slow last night and dead this morning.
    Jump it and drive it to a parts store, have them test it, load test it. If its good maybe your alternator isnt charging it. If the battery is bad buy a new one.
     
  8. Jul 28, 2011 at 8:53 AM
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    I would say battery. Push start it and drive it on the freeway for a while. Charge that baby up.
     
  9. Jul 28, 2011 at 9:21 AM
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    BUCKLE UP! It makes it harder for Aliens to pull you out of your Truck.
    It's battery time.
     
  10. Jul 28, 2011 at 9:29 AM
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  11. Jul 28, 2011 at 9:53 AM
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    okay well Ive got a jump on the way.
    and also a "toyota" brand battery in there with an 84 month warranty, so im going to take it straight to toyota and see what they can do.
     
  12. Jul 28, 2011 at 9:54 AM
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    thanks for all the immediate help. I was just making sure it wasnt a simple fix, like a loose wire or anything like that.
     
  13. Jul 28, 2011 at 9:58 AM
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    Why don't you just push start it? Yours is a stick, right? That way you don't have to wait.
     
  14. Jul 28, 2011 at 10:00 AM
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    Trucks are heavy to push and maybe he lives at the bottom on a hill? :notsure:
     
  15. Jul 28, 2011 at 10:03 AM
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    Mehh, you can push start it on flat ground. Come on, Lucus!! Use them musskels!! PUSH IT!!
     
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    psh, these are little trucks, if my tiny ass can do it, im sure you guys can.
     
  17. Jul 28, 2011 at 3:32 PM
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    BUCKLE UP! It makes it harder for Aliens to pull you out of your Truck.
    Maybe he doesn't have any arms or legs and lives at the bottom of a hill.
     
  18. Jul 28, 2011 at 6:24 PM
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    Well then of course then he can't drive it and having it would be fruitless, wouldn't it?

    That can only mean one thing.....:eek:

    Oh hai everyone!! Lucas is selling his truck!!!!!!
     
  19. Jul 28, 2011 at 6:48 PM
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    Rucas

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    haha lolz.
    I got a new toyota 5 year battery.
    problem solved.
     
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