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Turn key and nothing,checked battery ,rebuilt starter?

What is the wiring of the starter?
Which pole is which?

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Probably dirty connection on the battery.The headlights should come on bright, then dim only slightly when the starter engages.
Remove the battery cables and clean all corrosion off the terminals and connectors. The lead must be bright and shiny to make a good connection. Once you have checked and fixed the battery connections, and still no crank, find the starter relay and tap it firmly ,then try again. Still no crank, manually jump across the relay to 'force' current to the starter solenoid. Still no crank--replace the solenoid

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