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Clicking on start no start replaced starter and neutral

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Clicking on start no...

Clicking on start no start replaced starter and neutral safety switch still clicking 2005 honda pilot

Mechanic's Assistant: Where exactly do you think the noise is coming from? And how long has this been going on?

After a few attempts it eventually starts normally if I engage the transmission and adjust the shifter - it'll start

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Pilot yourself? What have you tried so far?

Yes I am fixing it myself

Submitted: 5 months ago.Category: Honda
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Mechanic for Honda: Amedee, Former ASE Master Technician replied 5 months ago
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Hello and welcome!

My name isCustomerand I can assist you with your question.

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Mechanic for Honda: Amedee, Former ASE Master Technician replied 5 months ago

Does it click once or multiple times when trying to start the engine?

I take it this is an auto trans?

Are you looking for some possible causes?

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
It is an automatic
it clicks once
Customer reply replied 5 months ago
i have replaced the starter and the neutral safety switch
Mechanic for Honda: Amedee, Former ASE Master Technician replied 5 months ago

Thank you for that information.

Have you checked the starting circuit or checked for power to the starter?

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
the starter has power - it only fails to start every few timesI have not checked the starting circuit
Mechanic for Honda: Amedee, Former ASE Master Technician replied 5 months ago

Thank you for that information.

How do you know if the starter has power if you have not checked the starting circuit?

Would you be willing to speak on the phone?

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
i checked power - no I would not want to talk on the phone
Mechanic for Honda: Amedee, Former ASE Master Technician replied 5 months ago

Ok, no problem.

How much power was there when you checked?

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