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1994jeep cherokee will not start

During summer time it started to slowly drain my battery until it barely would start then I bought a new battery., there are no upgrades to my jeep. it drained my new battery then I replaced the altenator and jumped from wifes car and started up and ran fine .so shut it off and then replaced my power steering pump because I broke off hose nipple on pump resivour loosining belt after I got it all back together it would not start .When I turned the key there is nothing but head lights and dash lights no sound of relay to starter., so i took power pack and grnd starter and jumped it, selinoid kicked in but did not turn over motor key was in start position ??????also replaced relays .

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It may be your crank position sensor

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