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1989 S-10 2.5eng. manual trans. tried to start, dash lit as usual, than went black. No power at clutch switch or fuse block. Power thru starter and generator.

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Hello... Ok when you try to start the engine it dozen start ...First check in your column steering for bad connection...betwen the acc terminal & fuse box..... it possible your ignintion swich fail to distribute voltage to your Clutch swich.. try with and aligator tester light.. see if your clutch swich work normaly...also check your positive cable for loos conection ..Sometime you do have voltage but when you start noting append because the demande of amperage it so hi the connection between the battery and the main interup due to bad connection .

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Did you change the battery?

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