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When trying to start the car it only makes a clicking sound

When trying to start the car it only makes a clicking noise. Thought it was the battery, but it's less than 3 years old and the charger indicates it's fully charged

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Try this if the battery is not a sealed type open the caps and check the fluid level to make sure that none of the cells are low or dry, then if that is not the problem remove the battery and take it to your local parts store they can do a load test on it. A battery can show full charge and still not have enough cold cranking amps to start the car. I hope this helps you, good luck!!

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