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Starter motor I turn the key but the starter motor won't start. got power to lights radio and fuses are ok? can be push started

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What tranny> ,
we cant guess that but the Push deal says, manual.
so the clutch switch is bad, or maladjusted.
if the starter hot wire check works then the key line is dead.
if the hot wire fails. at the solenoid then starter is bad, or battery low.
takes 5-10 amps to push start a car, but 100 amps to crank it.
big diffr that.
why skip the jumper cable start of a running other car.
this tells the most. (remove 2 systems from cause battery and charge system) its first,. just like the AAA tow guys.

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