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2001 Explorer V6 Brand new battery, starter was

2001 Explorer V6 Brand new battery, starter was tested and in good shape. Turn key and nothing happens. No clicks, nothing . What do I check next?

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Check your main relay, or your ground wires going from your battery to the body of the car. please rate my answer, yours is a difficult problem do diagnose as im not in front of your car.

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First check the starter and solenoids; battery charged? second, ignition swtcih and fuses.

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