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1997 wont start - not battery, not starter there is a clicking inside a module located on the side of the battery case. it has 1 multi wiring harness

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When you turn the key, get a clicking noise and no engine cranking, the clicking noise is normally the solenoid. The solenoid is a heavy duty relay that applies 12 volts to the starter. In most cases the solenoid is mounted physically on the starter. If you got a remote starter at the auto parts store you can
hook it up to the solenoid directly and push a button on the remote starer , (which takes the place of the ignition switch) and see if the engine cranks


Hope this helps Good Luck Loringh

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Remote Starter Wiring Colors and Notes

Function
Vehicle Color
Location

Start:
RED/LT. BLUE
IGNITION SWITCH HARNESS **

Ignition #1:
D BLUE/GREEN
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Ignition #2:
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Headlights:
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DRIVER KICK PANEL

OEM Alarm Arm:
N/A


Diesel Glow Plug:



Clutch Bypass Wire:



Notes:
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