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2004 dodge grand caravan - clicking when turn key to start

As the subject says - - there is a loud and rapid clicking noise when trying to start.  Problem happened suddenly - - no prior problems.  All the gauges and automatic doors work fine, so battery power doesn't seem to be the problem. Any suggestions? I don't want to pay for a tow to garage and repairs also, if I can do it myself.

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  • Anonymous Nov 08, 2008

    Same problem...suddenly happened. Loud clicking when trying to start. what was your resolution?

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You might want to take the battery out and have it checked. Parts stores will check it for free, so that would be 1st step. Make sure connections are clean and tight. If it's the original battery, it's 4 years going on 5 old, which is the life span expected, and the clicking noise can be classic bad battery symptom. If battery checks out ok, it may be the starter, so 1st make sure the battery is good. countrycurt0

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