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Car won't start. Already replaced battery and

1996 cavalier won't start. Already replaced battery and starter .
Only makes a click sound.

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Replace the starter relay,It is located in the fuse box under the hood

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Check to see if starter solenoid is good.check to see that you have a good ground to the system,at battery,starter,and alternator,sounds like a short in a wire or a bad ground cable

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