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Starter wont turn engine over 1986 firebird

One minute it was fine then tryed to start it now it wont is there a starter relay where is it situated can you help me please thank you

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Might be a bad starter cable,fallow the cable from the battery to the starter.make sure both ends are tight,then check the ground cable.If all is tight turn on your headlights and see if they are nice and bright.no lights or they look dim and go out when you try to turn it over,could be the battery or cables. make sure there's 12 volts at the battery.then make sure there's 12 at the starter(battery cable post).no voltage at the starter but good at the battery replace the cable.good voltage at the starter, use a screw driver and connect the small post w/purple wire to the big battery cable by bridging the two posts. Warning!!!!!This will probably turn over the engine,Keep everything clear,hands-clothes-tools.engine turns over,bad ignition switch mounted on the side of the steering collumn.this is an electric switch not the key switch.

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