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There are many culprits, but without knowing the "specifics", I could only guess. For newer cars, I might look for a blown master fuse/fusible link. Some cars have a fuse in the cable, near the battery terminal. You might also have a damaged/loose/burned starter cable. Whenever I have an issue like this to troubleshoot, the first thing I do is to look for an obvious sign of damage. If I can't find anything, I grab a digital multi-meter and start probing for 12V at the locations I'd expect to see 12V. Try the above suggestions first. Good luck!

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