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Put a new muffler on started the car shut it off and then tried to start it again won't start all it's doing is clicking. Battery is good anyone have any idea as to what this could be

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    paulmacintyre Apr 11, 2015

    If you are positive battery is good ( do headlights come on when turned on ) it sounds as if the starter or wiring to it is an issue. Are the battery cables clean and tight? Try a boost and see what happens



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Starter solenoid or connections are bad

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Check for a weak solenoid (spelling) on top of starter. Magnet too weak to throw out the bendix.

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