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I have a 2003 Saturn wagon SL2 and I replaced the starter

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Hi I have a 2003 Saturn wagon SL2 and I replaced the starter with a brand new starter it just clicks first before I replace the starter it would spin but then I replace the starter now it just click click click click do you have any suggestions I'm thinking it's the starter relay but I can't find the darn thing anywhere could you help me with the location of the starter relay please what's a fascist
JA: How many miles are on the car? How old is the battery?
Customer: ,,, Hair Studio Decor 2003 has 220000 miles on it and the battery is brand new
JA: What is the model of your '03 Saturn?
Customer: Model A Wagon 2003 wagon SL 200
JA: Are you fixing your SL yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Well I replace the starter change the battery checked all the relays all the fuses check the starter safety switch now I need to check the starter relay cause that's what I'm thinking it is but I can't find the darn thing where is it
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: Ya where ya where is the starter relay location.
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Saturn
Expert:  rpmdiag replied 11 months ago.

Hi, I'm Ron and I will be helping you today.
Stand by for a moment while I prepare your answer.

Expert:  rpmdiag replied 11 months ago.

Two possibilities if you're confident that the new battery is good even though they sit on the shelves for months at a time.

Either the new starter is wrong or bad, or the battery cables are not tight or are corroded.

thanks, Ron

Expert:  rpmdiag replied 11 months ago.

Hi, I'm just following up with you to see if you have any more questions.
Thanks, Ron