Dodge Dakota

2000 Dodge Dakota 2.5L 97000 miles - Never had a single problem from truck. Two days ago the starter sounded like it was going out. It was griding a bit when I started the truck. After starting the truck 3 more times it quit all together. I had full power but the starter wouldn't engage. I replaced the starter (twice) with no avail. Proceeded to replace battery, ignition switch and checked all relays and fuses. The truck will start now, but it makes the same noise (kind of like the battery is dying, starter is clicking, then grinds a bit then starts) and then turns over. Any ideas?
August 6, 2007.

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