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My 1983 chevy impala 6cyl, was running and starting fine yesterday. I checked the battery and terminals. I have power to all lights and accessories. Most of the time there is no sound. Other times there is a ticking. I was wondering how to check if it's the ignition switch or distributor... or if there might be something else I should check. Thank You, John

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Check the Positive Battery Lead where it connects to the Starter Motor and also where the Negative Eatth Lead connects to the engine. Both most be clean and tight to carry the high currents drawn on starting.

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