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1997 BMW316 compact wont start. Had to jump start it with leads recently but put it down to weather. Only use it during weeks so sometimes left a few days without driving. It ticks when trying to turn over. Is it starter motor or another demon?

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Probably not starter but weak battery when battery low on charge you will hear solenoid on starter clicking when trying to start battery on cars do lose charge in frosty weather but it means battery old or cells in bat inop just replace bat



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