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Haveing electrical problems on 1985 dodge d-150 . was driving it the other day n turned on the turn signal , something shorted out n truck went dead and would not start back . I check fusible links on the fender . Now it turns over from under the hood but still will not start like theres a problem in the starting circuit.

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It sounds like your ignition switch failed. Look on the underside of the column and see if the plastic is deformed from heat. These switches are known to heat up and burn the connector at the main power wires. I would consult a good mechanic if you have never done this kind of work before.

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