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Truck will only click when attempting to start. the starter relay,alternator,battery and coil ignition are all new.

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Check all of the grounds, engine and chassis. also check batt cables.

Posted on Feb 14, 2009

May be that you starter is overheating. If the problem is intermitent and generaly occurs after driving for a while then it might be the trouble.

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