2000 nissan altima battery cable end broke off and I replaced it now the car will not start any suggestions?
the cable end arched and blew 3 pieces i replaced and now the car will not start has power but make a kinking noise and will not even try to turn over
- Anonymous7 years agoFavorite Answer
sounds like the starter relay has failed or is damaged failure of the contact circuit.
The usual reason for this failure is a burned-out contact caused by the high current carried through the unit over time.
The energizing circuit may still function.
A "clicking" sound is the indication of this failure, caused by the contacts attempting to close.
Replacement of a starter relay is not a difficult task for someone with basic mechanical skills.
Safety first: always disconnect the battery cable before touching the relay. .Source(s): extracted from Ehow answers at http://www.ehow.com/about_5431512_bad-starter-rela...