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Hear clicks on ignition, but engine won't start

I have a Dodge Caravan 2002. When I turn the ignition key, I hear a clicking sound but the engine does not start. What could the problem be?

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1) take the battery out and have it tested - if a bad battery replace it and see if van starts normally

2) check and clean battery/cable connections

3) if the battery is good and connections are good then most likely the solenoid contacts are bad - remove starter and remove solenoid cover (brass cover with three 6mm bolts), pull out plunger, you should see two brass plates, go to parts store and compare plates to a new starter

4) you can just replace the plates if you hunt online for them or you can opt for a new starter

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Your starter is bad....period.

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Eather your bendex is not kicking out from the starter into the flywheel, Or it is possible you have a few teeth missing on the flywheel. Most likely it is the starter bendex spring not engageing

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