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Wouldn't start, switched with a starter from the junkyard...still not starting, just a "ping" noise when you turn the key

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Hi..my name is Keith...i have 3 probable causes..the simplest cause is the Starter Solonoid(if a 1998 has one..im not sure)..or the starter ice cube realay(which would be located under the hood in the power distrubition box)...or it has a bad neutral safety switch..i hope this helps..if it dont let me know

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