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sprinkles08, ASE Certified Technician
Category: Lexus
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Experience:  ASE Master and Advanced level certified. Factory trained with 17 years dealership experience
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The top won't open nor close fully and some of the lights on

Customer Question

The top won't open nor close fully and some of the lights on the dash are on
JA: Have you checked the fuses? The dashboard bulbs?
Customer: Not yet, I will do so - I shut the car off and restarted and the engine didn't start - it made a strange almost clicking noise
JA: What is the model/year of your Lexus?
Customer: 2012 SC 460
JA: Are you fixing your SC yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: I'm trying to - I live alone out in the sticks, Colorado
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: There isn't even a dealership around, I do have a Toyota dealer about 16 miles away - was thinking of having it towed there. I will check the fuses in a few.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Lexus
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Please cancel my order - I'm having the car towed in to a shop. Thanks.
Expert:  sprinkles08 replied 1 year ago.

Hello and welcome to JustAnswer!

If you're getting a clicking noise instead of the engine cranking it may be a dead battery, the starter, a cable or connection issue. A rapid clicking is due to low battery voltage available to the starter, a single click is usually the starter.

Do you still have the vehicle?