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1997 Nissan Sentra, Battery was tested last night - it was

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1997 Nissan Sentra JA: What are...
1997 Nissan Sentra
JA: What are all the symptoms you've noticed (e.g. noises, leaks, flashing lights, error codes)?
Customer: Battery was tested last night - it was fully charged. When the key is turned to start position there is a rapid clicking at the fuse block - under the hood / drivers side - but nothing at the starter/solenoid. I checked the starter positive cable to ground and found no voltage there.
JA: Is the car in "Park" or "Neutral?" Do you know if your car has a "wheel lock" feature?
Customer: Park
JA: Are you fixing your Sentra yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: It is actually my son's girlfriends car. As much as reasonable I would like to try to fix myself.
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: however, the starter is fairly difficult to get to so I probably cant do that myself (checked last night)
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Nissan Mechanic: Edward, ASE Certified Technician replied 1 year ago
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Hello, Eddie here and I will do my best to help. Can you try to jump start it, I've seen batteries have 12 plus volts before, but the second they are hit with a load, they don't have the amps. if you can try to jump it, that may crank it. Let me know. thanks.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
I did jump it yesterday when I thought it might be the battery (before I had it tested). Made no difference in symptoms. All accessories and lights work without issue when key is 'on'.
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
BTW: The car is not here with me so I can not actively test here. I will be going back later today to try anything that might provide a solution - short of actually removing the starter. On this car, the starter is a bit difficult to access - so I can test wiring but will have to leave a removal to the shop guys.
Nissan Mechanic: Edward, ASE Certified Technician replied 1 year ago

Alright, I understand, Is it automatic or manual trans?

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Automatic - Since the car is not at my location, I will probably have to wait until I am there later today when I can test.
Nissan Mechanic: Edward, ASE Certified Technician replied 1 year ago

Alright, If you can check power to the small signal wire at the starter motor when the key is in START position, that will tell us alot, also try moving the shifter from P to L to N and try it.

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