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Clicking sound when trying to start,two or three trys,then it starts. put it off and you might have to jumpstart it

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Your facing a bad solenoid on your starter but since they no longer sell the solenoids separately you will need a new starter from the store. While you have the battery cables off, it's a good time to clean them completely before putting them back on.

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