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I have 88 gm half ton battery seems fine but wont start

Just looked at battery cables n made sure they were fine

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Air, fuel, spark. Each will have to be tested. Sometimes when you think the battery is good, it's really not. It can have some juice in it but the CCA (cold cranking amps) is really what you need to have at near full capacity. Are the battery cables in good shape and not just at the connectors to the battery. They can corrode (especially the positive red cable) at both ends (at the starter (red) and at the ground (black).
Did you recently work on the truck and replace something? Retrace your steps if so.
Fuel filter not clogged (recently replaced) and fresh fuel in tank?
Pair filter in place and not clogged?

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