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Wheres the starter solenoid on 2002 cadillac deville dts. i turn the key and makes a cliking sound like if its a dead battery,, but i change the battery and still wont cranks unless jumped, or given a boost with another car..i guess needs extra juice.. im thinking its probably electrical, maybe a relay or something,, any help.. thanks.

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The solenoid is on the starter could be just bad contacts in the solenoid and the extra amp supply by boosting the car will make the solenoid work.make sure all the connections at the battery and the starter is good.if they are good then change the starter with the solenoid.the starter should be on the side of the motor by the rad where the motor bolts to the transmission.

Posted on Nov 08, 2011

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    rparkins321 Dec 16, 2012

    The starter on the Northstar engine is uner the intake manifold (inside the engine, I know it sounds crazy but that's where it is.



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