Car won't start makes clicking sound

Asked by Aug 08, 2017 at 04:16 PM about the 1999 Buick Century Custom Sedan FWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Car starts with getting a job then it will start on its
own after the jump for a few hours after that it's
back to needing a jump and when I do try to turn
the key to start it it makes a clicking sound all the
lights come on the radio comes on what is the

1 Answer


battery or alternator, when you hear that click noise when you try to start it that means there is not enough power to start the car, you might still have power for the lights to turn on but its not enough. go to autozone and they will test your battery and alternator for free

Your Answer

Buick Century Experts

  • #1
    John Saffrahn
  • #2
    Tom Demyan
  • #3
    John Pate
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Buick LeSabre
11 listings starting at $3,795
Used Buick Regal
3 Great Deals out of 216 listings starting at $6,495
Used Chevrolet Impala
156 Great Deals out of 1,110 listings starting at $2,950
Used Chevrolet Malibu
68 Great Deals out of 1,822 listings starting at $2,495
Used Honda Accord
59 Great Deals out of 1,262 listings starting at $1,215
Used Toyota Camry
35 Great Deals out of 1,951 listings starting at $1,995
Used Chevrolet Monte Carlo
16 listings starting at $4,995
Used Ford Taurus
36 Great Deals out of 329 listings starting at $5,555
Used Honda Civic
256 Great Deals out of 4,559 listings starting at $1,408
Used Pontiac Grand Prix
55 listings starting at $8,950

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.