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Since you do not have any tools to do the diagnostics needed. The next best choice would be to replace the starter relay and let me know those results.
Since it is clicking when trying to start that means the PCM is getting a signal to the starter relay.
Yes the PCM will get hot from the processor board inside it. Yes the starter relay is in the fuse box. If you had a test light or volt meter we could diagnose this.
It sounds like your wanting to try a new PCM. You will need to go to the dealer for that because it will need to be programmed once replaced so the keys will be programmed to the vehicle.