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I have a 1989 3/4 4x4 it has no power to any thing I have checked battery cables it has power to the starter but wont crank and no power to anything

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    Jeff Turcotte Apr 10, 2011

    Hi, there should be a separate cable from the battery positive to a terminal strip on the firewall. There you will see a lot of other cables connected to the terminal strip. Check that cable from the battery for continuity.

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Use a test light and check to see if you have power goin to the alternator. If there is no power i would start looking at the wires on the starter as chevy used this as the junction point for all the power. Look at the wires coming off the starter. You should see a couple fuse links. Fuse links look like a smaller wire transitioned into a bigger wire coming from the starter out. Upon looking at them they look fine but pull on both sides of the wire. If it feels like a rubber band then you have a open there.

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