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Suburban Will not turn over.

We have tested the battery and alternator. Both were fine. We were told it could be a fuse in the power box under the hood, but cannot find one, if there is one. We have no idea what else to check or what could be wrong. We recently had the water pump replaced and it has a fairly new starter on it as well... Please help!!

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Have you tried to start it by putting it in the neutral position? If it don't start there, it could be the ignition switch, witch is located under dash on the steering colume, assuming its an automatic.

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If you just had the starter replaced if it was not done properly the wires could have burnt on the exhaust manifold check starter wires for damage if so it might have blown a fusable link at the starter and need to be replaced . next to check is to make sure there is power at the starter from the battery if so then have somone try to start while checking soliniod wire for power in start possition if no power then you need to suspect nuetral safty switch or ignition switch that should get you started hope this helps.P.S unhook soliniod wire before testing or you might get a good scare.

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