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2008 F-150 wont start

Just put on a Kenwood DDX912 Head unit, everything was fine untill I lost battery and had to charge up. Battery test fine and I started truck since, but when I stared grooming the wires is when the truck wouldn't start. Lights,key alarms,horn all work fine. When I turn the clicks ...nothing! did I mention I also have a Viper 5900 with remote start

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Radio could be wired wrong. Check the constant and accy power on the radio with a multimeter and make sure you are getting 12V on the constant and getting 12V on the accy only when the car is in accy or on. Also make sure the wire harness is properly wired. This can happen often if the radio constant and accy power wires are wired in reverse.

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