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My car has power, lights, radio horn all still work, but when i turn it over it just clicks. i also noticed the the dic reads power steering

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It takes little power to operate lights,radio,horn as there is very little amperage draw on the battery when these are operated.the starter however takes anywhere from about 140 to 180 amps to turn an engine over.make sure the battery is in good shape by having a starter draw test done on it,you could just have a bad starter relay(solenoid) or a bad starter motor with a bad spot in the starter itself.either of these require replacing the starter.you can take a chance and just replace the solenoid but the starter will possibly go bad shortly after.poor battery might cause the dic problem,or you have another problem as well

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