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Will not crank

1995 stratus,2.5 get a clicking sound like a dead battery, but have changed the battery, starter and checked most of the wiring.
had previous problem with car not shifting out of first untill i turned it off
and restarted.
HELP!!
TIA
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Did you replace the starter relay yet ?
A quick and repeated clicking sound, like a mini machine gun firing sound is usually a dead battery or bad electrical connection, but it could also be a bad starter relay.
You sound experienced enough to know if you see a corroded wiring connection this would be a sign of a bad connection.
Are you sure the new battery has enough charge in it to turn the car over? Try jump starting it just in case.
Good luck and keep us posted.

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