Q: Intermittent starting. No cranking over

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When I go to start sometimes it starts no problem other times the solenoid just clicks it doesn't turn over. It has a new battery and new starter and solenoid. Any help would be much appreciated

My car has 140000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

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