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The original positive battery cable has corrosion at the last two inches at the starter end. I tried to clean this up with a wire brush as best as possible. When I reattached everything, I touched a screwdriver from battery terminal at the starter to the solenoid terminal at the starter. There was good spark there, but it clicked only and then there was no power. If the headlights were on at this time they would go out. I emailed to a Jeep dealer (parts dept) for an original positive battery cable but have not received a response. I may try to shorten this cable two inches and reattach the flat sheet metal terminal at the end. I have a battery tester which loads the battery and it checks out OK.
I feel like there is a short somewhere. Please understand,this engine does not crank. HELP!!!!
OK- I will work with this information this morning and then I will get back to you. Dan