Why is my solenoid clicking?

Answer

Usually, it's because not enough voltage is reaching the solenoid. It could also be because there isn't enough battery charge or because of dirty or loose starting system connections (including battery terminals). Do some checks with your digital multimeter. Check specifically for voltage drops:

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Updated on February 26, 2018

Original Article:

How to Check a Starter Solenoid or Remote Relay
By Dan Ferrell
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