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Do you still need help with this?
If so, have you checked the fuse/links?
Ok, at first you did say "nothing works", now you say, "Headlights and turn signals are fine". That is a huge difference.
Anyhow, since you hear no click, I assume from the starter solenoid or starter relay, then at least I know which specific circuit to be looking at now.
Do you have a voltmeter or 12 volt test light in order to do a few tests?
If so, test for voltage to the starter solenoid/relay where the smaller gauge red wire goes for voltage when the key is on start.
I'll check back after 8pm here on the east coast where I am. I have included the wiring diagrams, in case I need to refer to them. the starter is at the top right of the second page.
If there is no voltage at the starter relay with the key on start, then the next step would be to check for voltage to the ignition switch and normally the light switch feeds power to the ignition switch. Since you said he headlights work, I assume we can rule that out but anyhow, let me know and also if this is an automatic transmission, try holding the key on start while moving the shifter all the way through all of the gears seeing if maybe the neutral switch needs adjusted, but it still sounds like a fuse popped.
I see a fuse from the fan switch feeding the light switch.
I assume you mean with the key on start.
I am opting out cause I don't see any blue wire, perhaps I have the wrong wiring diagram.
Hi, did you still need help with this?
Sure thing, with the key in start check for power at the red wire coming out the ignition switch or red black at the starter solenoid. A lot of times jumping it backwards will burn up the switch, this is the quickest way to tell. Let me know what you find and we can work further if needed.
No problem at all.