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I tried to start my car this morning (in 15 degree weather) and all I get is a ticking sound. The car doesn't really even try to turn on. Any suggestions?

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Check the battery terminals and be sure they are clean and tight. If the terminals are ok, then the batteries life cycle may have come to and end. The click is heard due to the starter solenoid being activated by battery power, but...there is not enough amperes in the battery to engage the starter and rotate the engine. If you can have someone jump start the battery, this will be a temporary fix for the starting issue, but the previously mentioned must be checked or replaced.

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