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October 30, 2012, 9:00 am

Bob S

Question: Why won't my truck start

When I turn the key to start the truck I hear a loud clicking sound. It sounds like it is coming from the starter solenoid on the inside of the rt fender. I replaced the solenoid but the clicking continues. the starter is new (within the last 3 months) and the battery was replaced at the same time as the starter but it was used.

November 11, 2012, 10:50 am

Elizabeth K

That clicking means the starter is not getting enough current to turn over the engine. It could be caused by a battery with a low charge, a worn starter or bad battery cables/connections.

Have the charging system tested to see if it is causing a low battery. Many auto parts stores will test your charging system for free. Here's an article on how to test the starting system:

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