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99 Honda Civic won't start

Starts fine for awhile then I turn it over and all it does is make a single tap sound from the starter also there is a low click coming from the glove box area. Checked battery and alternator all ok . Suspect starter or solenoid but I remeber I had to replace a module in an older Honda I owned that was in the glove box but cannot remember what it was called??? Thanks

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It may be caused by a faulty ignition switch located where the ignition key is inserted. there may be some connections burnt and causing shorteges when starting. hondas are well known for having these cheap end switches....

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