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Won't Start, replace starter and it worked fine started fast

Customer Question

Won't Start, replace starter and it worked fine started fast that was three days ago. Today it won't start. Got power to starter, batter is new, ignition switch is new and is aligned with cylinder, new starter relay switch 40a.
JA: How many miles are on the car? Has the car been starting normally?
Customer: yes 367,000 and it always been maintenance, hoses, alternator new, fuel pump new, it just clicks I took the starter off today to have it tested at Nampa and it is fine I thought I bought a lemon starter.
JA: What is the model/year of your Chevy?
Customer: 04 1500
JA: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: new ignition switch, starter, starter relay, and battery
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 14 days ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  AMEDEE replied 14 days ago.

Hello and welcome!

My name isCustomerand I can assist you with your question.

Expert:  AMEDEE replied 14 days ago.

Can I start by getting your VIN?

Thank you!

Customer: replied 14 days ago.
Expert:  AMEDEE replied 14 days ago.

So the engine does not crank over?

Are you sure that BOTH terminals at the starter have FULL battery voltage with the key in the CRANK position?

Customer: replied 14 days ago.
No did not try the larger screw just the smaller one that has an s by it
Expert:  AMEDEE replied 14 days ago.

Are there any codes in the computer?

Can you communicate with the computer?

Have you checked engine, frame and body grounds?

Do you have a wiring diagram of the starting circuit? Would you like one?