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I get a clicking sound...
I get a clicking sound intermittently when I try to start my 2011 Kia Sorrento. The battery has been checked and is fine It was new August 2015.
It doesn't click every time when I try to start it but I'm concerned I'm going to be stuck somewhere when it won't start
Submitted: 2 years ago.Category: Kia
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Kia Mechanic: john aka eauto, The Car Guy  replied 2 years ago
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do you have to jump start it or just keep turning the key?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Just keep turning the key
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Sometimes it'll start just fine. Other times I get the clicking and then it'll finally start. All the battery connections are clean and tight.
Kia Mechanic: john aka eauto, The Car Guy  replied 2 years ago

that's a starter that is failing..replace the starter

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
OK thanks
Kia Mechanic: john aka eauto, The Car Guy  replied 2 years ago

best of luck...the click is a tell tale sign of starter failure....

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