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Re: 1997 olds aurora just clicks when trying to start...
The starter has a solenoid which is a very heavy duty relay mounted on top of it, the electrical contacts get burned in that solenoid and don't make a good connection, you can repair the solenoid, but a rebuilt starter is the best choice, if you wish to pull the starter and fix the solenoid, the contacts in it can be replaced, you will need pull and get the model number off the starter and then contact Iowa motor parts at this link:
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i suspect a faulty starter check for voltage output at the starter solenoid with a multimeter. or (shade tree) tap the starter with a hammer then attempt to start. if the vehicle starts after the tapping replace starter.