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I have a prestage remote starter, my car is 2008 ford explorer, after a few days my car will not start, it makes a clicking sound

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The vehicles makes a clicking sound when using the remote starter? Does the vehicle make the same sound when attempting to start with key? If so, this sounds like an issue with the vehicle not having enough power to start the car or, there is an issue with the vehicles starter.

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