Q: Q: Clicking sound when turning over.

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My 1999 528i won't start, only a clicking noise, battery is new but the car has sat for a few weeks.

My car has 156000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

This may be related to a faulty starter solenoid. The starter solenoid is located on the starter and has internal electrical contacts that transmit electricity to the starter. When this fails, it may cause a clicking sound and will not allow the starter to engage the flywheel when you turn the key. I would suggest having a professional from YourMechanic come to your home to diagnose your starter.

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