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I have a 2003 Ford Taurus. Clicks but doesn't always start

I have a 2003 Ford Taurus. This morning I turned the ignition and it made clicking sound but didn't start. I tried an hour later and it clicked again but then started on a second atempt. Any idea on what could be wrong?

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Sounds like you have a starter problem. common problem for a Taurus.

Good luck I hope this helps. Allen

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Check the battery cable terminals, make sure they are clean and tight on the battery.
If all is ok, the starter solenoid is at fault. To find it, follow the positive battery cable, it's connected to the solenoid, usually mounted on the inner fender well.

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Hi

Check;

for loose connection at the battery

battery voltage

for poor ground connections

and , as mentioned, a problem at the starter.

The clicking usually points to a starter problem, but process of elimination is always the best way to pinpoint an issue.

Good Luck.

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