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It sounds like someone may have just put dielectric grease on the coils/plugs when they were replaced last. Where exactly was the liquid coming out of the coil?
The click sound means there isn't enough current (amps) supplied to the starter to physically turn the motor. Try hitting the starter (give it a decent smack with a wrench or hammer) while a friend turns the key. Check battery voltage (12.6 volts) AND cranking amps. check for a voltage drop and a parasitic draw. It could be a ground issue but I'd start with ...
This sounds like there is an issue with the ground at the battery. Sometimes it appears there is a good connection there (especially when using side post terminals), yet there is only enough of a connection to allow the low amperage stuff to work. Then, when you turn the key, the starter starts to engage, but then continuity is lost because there is not ...
2 amps seems a bit much for a small glove comp light. I suggest using a multimeter and testing connections with the car off.
Put a cell phone with video recording 'on' in the glove box and close it to confirm if the light goes off. Measure amps on the battery and then start pulling fuses to see if you can determine the system causing the drain.
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