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Car won't start just clicks

I have seen similar posts on this problem. But when I go to turn my car on it just clicks, dead silence. I had taken this in approx. a year and a half to two years ago, they eventually determined it was the security system. So they replaced the security system the corresponds with the chip in the key. This was fairly costly and within 6 months it was doing the same thing. It has been happening sporadically ever since. It always starts eventually, at least for now. Could it be the security system again, or is it possible that was not the problem in the first place?

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  • cassandramcl Jun 25, 2009

    so does that mean the electrical system they replaced probably wasn't the problem?

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This problem is caused by the main starter electrical contacts inside the starter solenoid being burned and erroded, replace the starter solenoid and it will correct the problem.

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    yadayada Jun 25, 2009

    yes it does, if it would have been the security system you would have not heard anything, the click is the give away on this solenoid issue.

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