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when key is turned to on position, dash lights come on. When turned to start position, hear a click, dash lights go out, and engine doesn't turn over. Dash lights do not come back on for a spell. What would be causing problem? Relay?
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Hi I'm Wayne
I will help you with this
that sounds to me a poor connection,
remove and clean all terminals from battery to starter
including the frame grounds
also if you have a volt meter ,measure the voltage at the starter
and during cranking
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