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2002 Tahoe will not start

Hi Folks,
Recent problem with troublie free 2002 Tahoe with 68k miles. When I turn the ignition key, the starter cranks, but will not turn over the engine. All dash indicator lights are on, just no engine running. This will happen 2-3 times (dash indicators on, starter cranks, no engine start). Then on the 3-4 try, the engine will catch and start up. The problem is getting worse (more frequent). Also, on a couple of times this has happened, the dash board indicator lights will go completely out, after the starter cranks (without the engine starting). But here is a clue. On some of the the times where the dash indicators go completely dark (after starter cranks with no engine start), the dash board clock resets to 1:00. Now, the only time I've seen a dash board clock reset is when you take out the battery. I replaced the battery, and everything else seems normal. All electical systems work with the engine running, or when using the battery. Please provide any diection you can.

Thanks very much!
Kind Regards,
Jim from Maryland.

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Check and recheck all conections on battery and starter and grounds on battery and the ground on engine bblock and body ground or grounds,if not sure make another one ,check connections at battery ,it does sound like a bad ground to body and eng just make ur owne and see what happens

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