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Car wont start, starter is trying to turn over but can't do it

I need to know what is bad in my car, battery new, reg/alternator- tested good, car is trying to start but sounds like starter doesnt have enough juice to do it , is it the starter relay the silinoid or the starter itself i need to replace? 1997 grand marquis
(oh secondary issue not sure if linked but may be -- blinker fuses has been popping every 2 days - short probably in trunk can that fry my relay button or is it a seperate issue?)

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You may have a drain on the battery as well as trying to start the engine. You could try jumping a feed to the starter solenoid and see if it is more willing than usual. If it is - find the short. If not, it could be time for a new starter solenoid. They do get worn and covered in soot internally, and therefore make poor connection.

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