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83 chevrolet s10 won't crank

I have a 1983 Chevrolet Tahoe S-10 pickup. I drove it to the store it cranked and ran fine. Got back to the house shut it off as normal. Then had to go back out to get my son. The truck wouldn't crank, so I thought ok it's out of gas. So put $7.00 worth of gas in it and still wouldn't crank. It turns over but no start. So then it seemed as if the battery was draining, so I jumped it off and still no start. Even went as far as to put another Battery(hot) in it, but still the same thing. Turn over, but NO start. It sounds as if the battery is running down all of these times. I'm going to check tomorrow to make sure the terminals are ok, but I'm thinking if it was the terminals then it wouldn't be tring to turn over. let me know of anything that I can do to get it cranked. I need this vehicle for it is the only one I have.

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  • raymaher Jan 11, 2009

    i have the same problem but the battery is fine starter will not turn over



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The starter selinoid(sp) is either bad,  or the starter is loose and not grounded , one of the wires to the selinoid(sp) is off, or the starter itself is bad. Least likly.

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