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Changed starter motor as had clicking noise changed battery

Customer Question

Changed starter motor as had clicking noise changed battery by commodore v6 won't start still clicking noise some weird dash lights coming up prior to this like check engine light I'm stuck
JA: Does the light stay on, or does it blink?
Customer: Stays on but then turns off then back on randomly
JA: What year is your Commodore?
Customer: I think 2005 vy commidore
JA: Are you fixing your Commodore yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Replaced starter and battery
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: No
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Australia Car
Expert:  Tims Auto Repair replied 3 months ago.

Hi, My name is ***** ***** for the delay.

I will do my best to assist you.

where does the click noise come from?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Starter motor like if you had flat battery
Expert:  Tims Auto Repair replied 3 months ago.

ok..

\how and when did this problem begin?

Expert:  Tims Auto Repair replied 3 months ago.

will it jump start?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Sorry mate was going to transfer money for chat but $ 5 come out now they have taken another 41 $ and haven't even pressed phone chat for 37$ what's happening? May have to call them eeerr
Expert:  Tims Auto Repair replied 3 months ago.

i am an independant mechanic..

i dont know how customer service or billing works

Expert:  Tims Auto Repair replied 3 months ago.

\how and when did this problem begin?

Expert:  Tims Auto Repair replied 3 months ago.

will it jump start?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
No wont start from jump start
Expert:  Tims Auto Repair replied 3 months ago.

ok,,can you turn the engine by hand?mabe with a ratchet?

Expert:  Tims Auto Repair replied 3 months ago.

what engine do you have..3.8?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Not really as no fan belt to turn
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Mite be able will try
Expert:  Tims Auto Repair replied 3 months ago.

turn it at the crank with a ratchet,,we need to make sure the engine isnt locked up

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
It did click then turned easier
Expert:  Tims Auto Repair replied 3 months ago.

ok..so you did turn it by hand?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Expert:  Tims Auto Repair replied 3 months ago.

ok,,now will it turn with the starter?

Expert:  Tims Auto Repair replied 3 months ago.

are you there?

Expert:  Tims Auto Repair replied 3 months ago.

are you still there?

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