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Car wont crank, starter assembly good,buzzing sound behind dash, lights on

I have a 1992 Cadillac Fleetwood FWD 4.9L V8. I cant get it to start or even turn over. Battery is good, starter and soloinoid are good. I can even crank it with a screw driver by touching the 2 leads at the starter and the key in the on position. I at one point tried to troubleshoot and i tried turning the key to on but not attempting to crank and i left it in that position for about 5 minutes then turned it the rest of the way and it would crank but you shut it off and try again right away nothing would happen. Now it wont even do that. I thought maybe some sort of relay but I couldnt figure out whats what. Also I took the glove box out and theres this silver box i think its the BCM, mounted a little to the left and its making a buzzing sound atleast i think thats what it is. Im wondering if thats it before I make a major purchase. Also the anitlock, traction off, lights are on and sometimes the security light comes on and off. Im wondering if its all because of the BCM or whatever. Help me please Im so sick of this car.

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my man has a 1993 fleetwood and is trying to change the starter. he has it unbolted and the wires all disconnected but it will not drop out...what else does he need to do?

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