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Did you buy the battery from new or was it a spare? Clicking sound when trying to turn key in ignition is usually low battery. The radio and lights may still work for a few minutes if there is enough charge left but the engine wont turn over. Turn off all lights, alarm and radio - wait 20minutes and try to turn engine over. Or failing that do what I've said below:

Get someone to jump start your car with jumper leads. Once its running, drive your car around for half hour to one hour to re-charge battery. If fault isn't with battery then it could be alternator or spark plugs. Dodgy spark plugs can cause the car not to start.

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You probably have a loose connection or corrosion. Clean battery terminals and ends of wires.

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try the starter solenoid

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Make sure your battery posts are clean and the cable connectors are clean & tight. If this is not problem don't have another answer.


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You might have to replace the ignition swith.
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