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Curtis, Australia Car Mechanic
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I was on the beach when a few large waves went under the

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I was on the beach when a few large waves went under the car , after driving off I stopped at the beach gate turned off the car then it wouldn't turn over only a clicking noise and the radio and heater stopped working I managed to get it roll started but had no speedometer ,radio or heater got it home bturned it off and only ticks again when trying to start.
JA: Where exactly do you think the noise is coming from? And how long has this been going on?
Customer: only after coming off v beach a couple of big waves got under neath
JA: What is the model/year of your Toyota?
Customer: 2002
JA: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: not as yet it seems fuse related or something
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: just had a new starter motor put in
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Australia Car
Expert:  Tom replied 11 months ago.

Sounds like you shorted out the starter solenoid has this been tested?

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