Q: Car lights work and radio but when i go and try to start my caravan everything cuts off and rapid clicking noises start help?

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I went to school today and came back Home. When I try to leave to go to store everything in my car is working but when I try to start my car power goes out in car and rapid clicking noises happen. What can be the cause of this I was told starter or alternator by friends.

My car has 136000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

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