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No power to the solenoid on the starter

I replaced the ignition housing,key and tumbler.it progressively got harder to start and now it wont turn over at all. do relays gradually go out and what is my next step. the starter is good as i pulled it out and tested it.where is the relay on the fuse panel for the ignition/starter?

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There is no relay for the starter motor.Disconnect the plug from a tumbler and just short the positive wire with starter motor one.If O.K. the problem is into ign.switch.If your VW have automatic gearbox-check parking switch on gear lever.

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