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Rapid clicking when when key is turned to start? Low voltage to the starter solenoid, caused by weak battery or cables. Do you have meter to check battery voltage at start?
Does voltage drop when you turn key to start?
Where is the rapid clicking? Starter solenoid/relay?
starter solenoid or starter bad.
May just be bad connection at the battery cable end at solenoid.
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