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battery cable is loose Also check... The ticking sound comes from the starter not getting enough battery power. Even though there is battery power, there is not sufficient load power from the battery to start the vehcile. Put a volt meter across the battery posts and try and start the vehicle. If the voltage drops below 9 volts you need a new battery.

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Q: 1999 Pontiac Sun fire will not start starter is not turning battery has lots of power when the key is in the ignition and turn to power on not to start engine there is a ticking sound?
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