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When i turn the key lights come on but wont start it just

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when i turn the key lights come on but wont start it just kinda clicks but the lights don't dim but when jumped it starts. connections checked, battery checked all ok starter sound perfect what??
Submitted: 12 months ago.
Category: Saab
Expert:  john aka eauto replied 12 months ago.

so it will only turn over with a jump start?

Customer: replied 12 months ago.
instantly but this probrlem is intermitten
Expert:  john aka eauto replied 12 months ago.

wen it happens are you getting power to the starter? has the battery been load tested?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
the battery has been tested by 2 different places and said to be good (2 year old Interstate)
when we try to start the car (this is an intermitten problem) the dash lights go somewhat dim and we hear a clicking noise.
Now I've had many dead batteries in my past and know what they can sound like, this is different
Expert:  john aka eauto replied 11 months ago.

is it getting power to the starter when this happens? has a draw test been performed on the starter

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