my truck starts most of time but at times it wont crank at all but has a click sound. After it sets for awhile it starts. What wrong with it ? Help please

Asked by Sep 09, 2015 at 08:07 PM about the 1997 Dodge Ram 1500

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

starts most of time. but wont start sometimes . When that happens ther is a
click noise and thats it , no crank. After sets for awhile it starts . what the
problem please help

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2 things I can think of, 1) being the starter is probably worn out, lot of resistance when it gets hot, 2) have your battery checked, connections clean, alternator working. Simple courtesy tests.

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