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Stalls right after start

My 1997 Intrepid will start but 3 seconds later will stall. I hear a click just before it dies and I have no idea what to do. I took it to a chrysler dealership but they couldn't find a code for what could be making it stall. Could anybody help me with this???

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    tony yeatman May 11, 2010

    Where are you hearing the click come from

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This sounds like the starter solenoid needs to be replaced. I should say 'Is' the problem! Frankster016

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