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I recharged my battery,after i turn off ignition car would not start,just one clicking sound.

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    toneman2121 May 26, 2010

    the starter is bad.

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Sounds like you have a bad connection at your battery. Clean you cables and reconnect them. If you are still having a problem, check the voltage in the battery at the posts and then check the voltage at the cable terminals. The clicking sound is your solenoid engaging. If everything else checks ok, check the voltage going into and out of the starter solenoid. If the voltage is ok at both these points, check the voltage at the starter motor. If you still have good voltage (within 1/2 volt of battery voltage) then remove your starter and have it checked and/or replaced.

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