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Re: Starting Circuit Mystery (why won't my engine crank?)

Seems you tested only one half the circuit, how are the returns i.e. the grounds are they clean and connected? Next what is the physical condition of all the wires in the circuit, not just the supply, corroded, clean then using the least abrasive method that gets the job done, frayed replace the wire, frayed wires cannot carry as much current. If all the wires are clean and not frayed and connected correctly, as stated above what is the the voltage at the solenoid when the button is pushed? If good it is the solenoid I don't know how many times in high school I ruined a screwdriver jumping a starter solenoid on a friends 69 Firebird, I know of two times we replaced the Craftsman screwdriver we used for it. Yeah I know tool abuse but when you get free unconditional replacements.....

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