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Hello, f150 hard time cranking then fried some circuits no power

Hello, my f150 was having intermitent problems turning over, sort of like it was not getting enough power to crank the engine. Usually it would start eventually, but this last time I turned the key and it was hard to start (turning very slowly) so I turned the key off, but it continued to try and start for about two seconds on its own, then the battery died completely from fresh to nothing. Now it wont take a jump and has no power.(new battery). suspectig a short maybe in the starter or a bad solenoid. I could also smell burning wires, and the lights did dim when I tried to start it the last time. So I guess my question( besides a good tow truck serice) is what might cause the engine to have a hard time cranking. then starting eventually, but then frying completelly. Any tips for where to start would be appreciated; thank you!

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You said it wires solenoid Starter. I would start with the starter and the solenoid

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