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My 04 duramax won't even click turning the key. it clicked

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my 04 duramax won't even click turning the key. it clicked briefly when first turned it now nothing. tapped on starter, tried to cross over clicks when I do that but wont turn it over. that does at least tell me there is juice there but...?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: GM
Expert:  GM Tech (Cam) replied 1 year ago.

Hi there, I am Cam. Can I get your first name please?

This could be a faulty starter assembly. What I would suggest with this is to start by having your batteries tested. This is done at a part store with a large tester. IF verified good, and you get the click at the starter when you cycle the key to start, then put a wrench on the engine and verify the engine turns properly. If it does, then we have a faulty starter that needs to be replaced.