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If the starter just clicks, then this is an indication that the starter is not getting enough voltage to energize the bendix which is a relay that clicks forward to engage your starter. It could be the battery is low and needs charging or replacement, or it could mean that one or more of your battery cable connectors have come corroded on your battery terminals and cannot deliver the necessary umph to energize the bendix. Take each lead off of the battery and clean with emery or sand paper and clean the post also. reconnect and try it again. However, it may mean that your alternator is bad and has not produced enough current/voltage to keep your battery charged.

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