Brother's car wont crack just clicks

callys

Member
Oct 14, 2005
76
0
7
Brother's car wont crank just clicks

Just put a 89 5.0 bottom end in my brother's 94. We are using the same starter and flywheel that came off his old engine. Car is a 5 speed. We finally got it all together and today when we try to start it the starter just goes CLICK CLICK CLICK CLICK, like it isnt engaging? but I have no idea why it would do that.

Any ideas? We tried charging the battery, but still more clicking. He really need the car for college this semester, any help would be great :flag:
 
  • Sponsors(?)


GTA_V6_Mustang

Active Member
Nov 29, 2004
1,326
3
39
Miami, FL
It actually really sounds like the battery. How are you charging it with a trickle charger or jumper, because if you have a bad cell those things really wont help. Try using those big speed chargers they have at like advance if you have one laying around. Put it on high for a minute and give it a go. I have a snap-on one at work and that one always does the trick. If you test the battery and it still checks out you could go str8 to the starter and short the signal to the power to get see if it cranks if it stil does nothing its the starter (assuming the battery is good) if it does work well then you have a problem with the signal to the starter but i doubt it because you are still hearing the clicking.
 

go-stang5.0

New Member
Jan 27, 2003
2,244
0
0
36
Glenview,Il
Visit site
I also think bad battery...how long has the car been sitting waiting for the donor motor? And how old was the battery before all this happend? If an old battery sits and gets discharged..theres a good chance that it will be no good. Spend 10 min. and take it to the auto parts store to get it tested. And/or bum a battery from another car (you seem to have some pretty sweet ones:D ) just to make sure thats not the problem. But it def. sounds like a dead battery.
 
Thread starter Similar threads Forum Replies Date
BrothersPerformance South East Brothers Performance 2015 Car Show - October 17th Regional Forums and Event Information 2
BrothersPerformance South East Cars & Coffee 9/12 @ Brothers Performance Regional Forums and Event Information 0
MRaburn Brothers Performance Car Show April 13 in Deland FL StangNet Site News 0
MRaburn Brothers September Ford Mustang Car Show & Dyno Day StangNet Site News 0
BrothersPerformance West Coast Brothers Performance Temecula Car Show Pics!! Regional Forums and Event Information 0
BrothersPerformance Brothers Performance Temecula, Ca Car Show Sept. 15th! Regional Forums and Event Information 0
BrothersPerformance Brothers Performance East Car Show, May 5th! Regional Forums and Event Information 1
MRaburn Brothers Performance East Car Show 10-8-11 StangNet Site News 0
BrothersPerformance Brothers Perfomance East October 8th Car Show and Sales Event Regional Forums and Event Information 0
04GTMustang My brothers car got a retune 1996 - 2004 SN95 Mustang -General/Talk- 17
04GTMustang Brothers car Goes for dyno tune thursday SN95 4.6L Mustang Tech 2
95BlueStallion Ok boys, who is selling this car for their brother?! 1979 - 1995 (Fox, SN95.0, & 2.3L) -General/Talk- 51
68keyblr Help a brother out with a Car Fax? 1979 - 1995 (Fox, SN95.0, & 2.3L) -General/Talk- 3
Power Surge New motor for mt brother's car... 1974 - 1978 Mustang II Talk & Tech 11
89five.o Brother chopped my car to save weight!!! 1979 - 1995 (Fox, SN95.0, & 2.3L) -General/Talk- 10
Aliate X Pics of the brothers car..., 1979 - 1995 (Fox, SN95.0, & 2.3L) -General/Talk- 33
dderek Aftermath of my brother stealing my car. DIALUP WARNING 1979 - 1995 (Fox, SN95.0, & 2.3L) -General/Talk- 37
B Car Show In gainesville Sat June 17, 3-8pm (helping Big Brothers) Regional Forums and Event Information 2
94GTMOOSE great day working on my brothers car 1979 - 1995 (Fox, SN95.0, & 2.3L) -General/Talk- 1
PeteyAce Ok problem with brothers car Fox 5.0 Mustang Tech 0
Anlushac11 Big Brother is watching your car 1979 - 1995 (Fox, SN95.0, & 2.3L) -General/Talk- 4
95BlueStallion Ring Brothers 1979 - 1995 (Fox, SN95.0, & 2.3L) -General/Talk- 1
K Boost Brothers, Ssautochrome, Xspower, Long Tube Headers For The 4.6 3v Stay Away!!! 2005 - 2014 S-197 Mustang -General/Talk- 0
MRaburn Brothers Performance 1998 – 2004 Ford Mustang Fuel Pump StangNet Site News 0
MRaburn Brothers Performance Ford Mustang show May 5th StangNet Site News 0
R Hello Brothers! The Welcome Wagon 0
Lugnuts Wiring help from my mustang brothers SN95 4.6L Mustang Tech 9
D boost brother turbo kit 2005 - 2009 Specific Tech 0
GroverDill Older and younger brothers.... 2010 - 2014 Specific Tech 6
95Cobra302 My 95 Cobra and brother's 96 1979 - 1995 (Fox, SN95.0, & 2.3L) -General/Talk- 10
LS-what? RIP WOODYY24 Godspeed Brother... 1979 - 1995 (Fox, SN95.0, & 2.3L) -General/Talk- 27
Night Shifter Brothers Performance Dyno Day Pics and Vids! 1996 - 2004 SN95 Mustang -General/Talk- 7
MAC'n89Blckstng Step brothers 1979 - 1995 (Fox, SN95.0, & 2.3L) -General/Talk- 22
MRaburn Brothers Performance open dyno days StangNet Site News 0
mazen189 Brothers Performance 1996 - 2004 SN95 Mustang -General/Talk- 5
Night Shifter dyno day at brothers performance 1996 - 2004 SN95 Mustang -General/Talk- 16
Night Shifter Big A+ for Brothers Performance 1996 - 2004 SN95 Mustang -General/Talk- 25
DarkoStoj my brother is forced into selling his 65 fastback 1965 - 1973 Classic Mustangs -General/Talk- 7
MRaburn Brothers Performance Battle of the Brands StangNet Site News 1
COramprat Brother's Perf Speed Calibrator and Steeda Tri-ax for T-45 Drivetrain Parts 1
ViperNuge Test drove an 06 GT...Help a brother out 2005 - 2009 Specific Tech 12
MRaburn Brothers Performance debuts Power Plus Series BBK mass air meters StangNet Site News 0
MRaburn Brothers Performance East Grand Opening StangNet Site News 0
T Booze Brothers Racing Mustang 2005 - 2014 S-197 Mustang -General/Talk- 38
94mustangcobra Boost Brothers Turbo Kits 1994 - 1995 Specific Tech 9
dr_stanglove Brothers Performance Dyno Day and Showroom Sale 5/30 pictures Regional Forums and Event Information 0
F booster brothers? yes? no? maybe? 1979 - 1995 (Fox, SN95.0, & 2.3L) -General/Talk- 7
mustangford289 Anyone heard of Boost Brothers 2005 - 2009 Specific Tech 27
8 Brother In-Law's Cougar SN95 4.6L Mustang Tech 11
Pooley Big Brother Program!! Classic Mustang Specific Tech 11
Similar threads