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No power to ignition

Went to start and there was no power to dash or anything. The battery still showed green on the indicator. Connections are tight. Checked fuses seemed okay. Relays don't know.
Appreciate insight on what to do next.

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Batteries can still show green and, not have enough power (amps) to start clean and, inspect your battery cables then use a battery charger to try and start your truck if it starts; charge your battery if not replace your battery

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Hello Glen,
Well there are a few things it could be. I would start with taking the battery cables off and clean them as well as you can taking off the negitive cable 1st and putting it back on last after you clean them, Try that first see what happens if that don't work try the fuseable links by the starter and see if any one of those are burnt, Hard crispy or maybe even a wire came off, be careful if you find a wire loose not to touch any metal with it, and if you find one like that make sure your negitive cable is disconnected before going any further. Hope that help you out . Take care

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  • bear001 Jun 24, 2008

    geese Thanks did you fix it and what was the problem, Was it the box under the steering colum that goes to the ignition, If some one and fix ya don't help the first time you can ask again before you leave a rating. Thanks anyways, Hey.



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