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99 suburban k1500 wont start with key switch. replaced ignition

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99 suburban k1500 wont start with key switch. replaced ignition sw and park neut sw. pulled starter and had checked, when i reinstalled it the key switch worked for one day than quit again, can turn key on and jump from body to 10 amp crank fuse and it will crank and start.
JA: Is the car in "Park" or "Neutral?" Do you know if your car has a "wheel lock" feature?
Customer: in park, tried neut do you meant if the steering wheel locks with key off, yes
JA: What year is your Suburban K1500?
Customer: 1999
JA: When was your last tune up?
Customer: about 11000 miles ago
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself?
Customer: yes
JA: What have you tried so far?
Customer: changed ignition switch, park neut sw check starter, all fuses and relays
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  Gary replied 1 year ago.
I am sorry for the long waitdo you have a multi meter on hand ?