First ck for fuel pressure.Turn key on and listen for buzz sound near rear in gas tank. This is your fuel pump and when you cycle key off then on it should make noise for 2-3 seconds. If not have someone bang on fuel tank with the palm of their hand while you crank engine if it starts replace fuel pump. If no noise remove black cap on fuel rail on top of fuel injectors and push shrater valve with small screw driver and fuel should squert out. (this valve is the same as a tire shrater valve that you put air into) If not or very little fuel comes out then your fuel pump is bad or fuel pump wiring.Before replacing fuel pump take a test light and check the power wire and ground wire at fuel pump while cranking engine.If fuel system ok reply back for next step. Joe ASE Master Tech
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Check your fuses, then move on to the ignition switch. It sounds like somewhere up the line there isn't a connection closing allowing power to get to the starter when the key is turned. Hope this helps.
There can be a starter lock-out which requires your to foot press the clutch or the brake pedal. But without lights you have a different problem.
Check your fuse block for power. There is a Master link somewhere under the hood and they usually put them close to the Positive side of the battery. The Master link is like a fuse only in wire form. You will also find a heavy wire that supplies power to the fuse block. Often the fusible link and the feed wire to the fuse block are the same wires.
Your Alternator, battery, etc. will test good all day long, but you need power in the fuse block.
Turn the Ignition to ACC and notice if the radio has power or turn the key to run and notice if the Brake lights work when you press the brakes.
If you have power there, then troubleshoot the wire to the starter relay. Most likely when you turn the ignition key(start) you will not have power going to the starter relay like you should. You can also test the coil Positive wire with the key in RUN position. It should have power.
check to see if any ignition fuses may have opened...check the starter solenoid(should be on firewall or near battery...you can take a large screwdriver and cross between the two posts on the solenoid to see if the starter turns..if not suspect the starter
dead batterry or bad starter ,try charging battery if still no turover try tapping on starter with a hammerseveral times while someone tries to start ,if turns over when starter tapped by hammer,the starter is bad. also check all fuse and wires going to starter.