Q: Wiring problems

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I go to turn my key and my selinoid clicks with I would think it's just going bad but then I lose all power so I get out and hook my positive and negative jumper cables to the battery and I get power again with out attaching to another battery sometime after that it will turnover and other times it'll just crank and crank and I don't know where to start I thought it was just a bad ground to the battery

My car has 223000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

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