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Car makes a clicking sound when I try to start it. Battery has been changed, but not new. Will start when boosted. Have left the car running for an hour, turned it off and re-started it without problem, but won't start the next day. Could it be 2 faulty batteries? What other problem could it be?

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It could be 2 faulty batteries if they were not replaced new. It also could be that the alternator is not properly charging the battery. Many local parts stores will check your battery and alternator for free. I would give that a try.

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Have the battery tested or better yet get a new one.
Make sure the cable terminals are clean and free of any corrosion, that causes high resistance and could keep a good battery from starting your engine.
If the new battery goes dead in a day have the vehicle tested for a parasitic drain on the electrical system.

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