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Tried to start up my 2003 galant (31,000 miles) only to hear a loud clicking noise coming from the engine. The batttery was not dead, and i didn't leave the lights on. When I put the keys in the ignition all the lights show up on the dash like usual, but the car just wont get past the clicking noise to turn over. What could this be? I tried jump starting the car, but the car i didnt start. I just replaced the battery and the same thing is happening. Any other suggestions for why its clicking and not starting?

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    mike loshbough May 11, 2010

    a continues clicking is loose cables or dirty cables one click is a starter.


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Its the starter itself

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