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1996 satrun will not start

I have a 1996 satrun with 150000 miles onit and all of the sudden it will not start. I had had this trouble every once in a while you would drive it and stop shut it offand then it would not start until it cooled off. I thought it only did this when it was hot but now it does it all the time. I can push start it and it will run fine. it will not jump start. I took the starter off took it to autozone and had it tested. every thing cheked out fine. When I turn the key it will just click andthat is it. Please help I live where it is kind of flat.

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You know I cant tell you how many times I have heard of this happening ....imparticular it happened to my 97 sc2 and my friends 2001 sl1......both times it turned out to be a bad relay....but first I would go with checking the battery....corrosion?......worn terminal bolts?......or weak battery?........As far as relays go you can check them in the engine compartment ......should be towards the front of the car....and there should be a black cover on it and if there is not a cover on it(my friends case) then most likely water got into it and fryed it.

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