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Its not turning over

Do you think it might be the starter

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    Will it jump start?Are your head lights bright when you turn them on?Do your dome lights dim when you hold the key to start?Do you hear a clicking sound when you try to start it?

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Take the starter off and take it to autozone,they test them free. Or find the solenoid and cross the positive with the side attachment.it may be that or a bad battery

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