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2010 Santa Fe V6...about a week ago the starter started acting up. When you try to start the car, you would hear 3 clicks before the engine would start normally. The clicking is random and does not happen every time. The dealer could not find anything wrong other than the battery was reading 440CCA vs the 600CCA it was rated. Starter clicked first thing today on the way to local mechanic to get brakes replaced. They tested battery and it tested good. Any ideas to what could be the problem?
 

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Remove and thoroughly clean your battery connections and the earth connection to the chassis. The solenoid is clicking in and out due to low voltage.

The solenoid closes then opens when the starter is energised. A bad connection can't take the current flow required.
 

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Remove and thoroughly clean your battery connections and the earth connection to the chassis.
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Loose battery cables have caused many phantom problems like this. Also, on some Hyundais the ground connections under the hood need to be removed and the paint sanded down. Resident Hyundai tech sbr711 has noted this on several nearly-new cars.
 
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