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When i turn the key nothing happens

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when i turn the key nothing happens
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Hello,

 

The starter solenoid has a small wire going to it and on the solenoid it has an "s" at that wire, use a voltmeter on that wire/nut/post and see if you get 12vdc when you try to start it?

 

Do dash lights and gauges move when you turn the key on?

 

When you turn the key on at the same time listen to see if fuel pump funs a few secs, this is just letting me know condition of ignition a fuel pump would not be the problem if the engine is not even cranking.

 

Thanks,

Joe



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