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03 Wrangler all of sudden does not start

My Wrangler has been having a little trouble starting for several weeks. I have to crank it for a few seconds, stop, and then on the next cranking it starts. I got in it today and when I turned the key there was nothing - no clicks, nothing at all except the dash lights came on. I tried jumping it and same result. I had the battery tested and that is fine. Any suggestions other than putting in a new alternator. I just replaced that about 9 months ago.

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Starter motor, perhaps?

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