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95 Ford Taurus

Car has 200k and is tired, stalled on busy street when all 12 volt power was lost, had it towed home and installed a fresh battery I then got lights for a minute or so and the starter clicked once then nothing. I checked all fuses inside and on fire wall all are OK but no power to any of them but have power on cable up to the fuse box. thanks

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