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Truck will not even crank over to start

Battery has 12v, there is 12v at the stud on the starter, you hear a relay engage under the dash when turning the key to the start position but the starter does not even click

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  • Larry Nagy Oct 02, 2013

    How can I power the starter to check it?

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Test for voltage at small wires on starter solenoid, by the stud on the starter, when someone trying to start. You should have power to it, or one of them, when key is cycled to start position, and none when you let go. If power there, my guess is your solenoid. May have to take starter off & bench test it. If no power to there, locate that relay you hear clicking,and check it, for constant power source going in, and one or more coming out when key cycled, which should be power source for wire at solenoid on starter.

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