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Click, Click, and not starting

Hello;

Some times, when I try to start my 1999 Jeep GC, it just gives this click-clack sound and won't turn over. After some time, it will start and work all day. City Garage said some cables were loose and they fixed it, including changing the serpentine belt. After a month now, I am having the same problems all over again.

Please give me an idea of what might be the "real" problem.

Felix

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  • Jeff in 505 Dec 12, 2008

    Same problem here.. "CLICK/CLACK" nothing. Keep cycling the ignition and it will eventually engage the starter. Some days no problem, other days all problem. I'm gonna try the suggestion, Cheaper than a new starter. I am wondering if the relay is part of the starter??

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The most common problem is the electrical contacts in the starter motor solenoid get burnt, this will give the click noise at times, had this exact problem on my own car, since I am a retired technician I went on the internet and bought just the contacts for the solenoid, $10.00 and I was back up and running.

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