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1999 chey silverado. I had left a seat accessory on and ruined battery. Replaced battery, but engine will not turn over. Replaced starter and engine will not turn over. Can turn engine over by hand.

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  • prownby Jul 31, 2010

    Thanks I'll check all of this in a few mins. when my neighbor gets here. I'm disabled and can't get down and crawl under truck. one think I forgot to say was that allother electircal are working find.

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The most common problem, I think, when changing a battery, is neglecting to clean the terminals off enough with a wire brush. Try toggling the starter switch a few times rapidly, to see if it turns over after cleaning the terminals, again.

The terminals should be shiny and clean, and sometimes, they may appear metallic, but are not clean enough.

Also, do you have current through the thick wire that leads to the starter solenoid?

Can you bypass the ignition switch and turn over the car by supplying current through a thumb switch to the solenoid?

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