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1996 Chevy 1500 will not start...

I had been driving this truck one day and the next it wouldn't start, no power (lights, radio etc.), no audible clicks of any sorts...just a dead truck. I tested the battery, starter, alternator and battery cables and the starter and battery came back bad. So I bought a new batt and starter and when I went to turn the ignition, the power came on but the engine still would not turn over. Now I'm back to square one again, no power at all in the vehicle. I need HELP!!! What can I do?

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Check the starter mounting bolts.. If greasy remove and clean them 100%
The bolts serve as a ground to operate. another tip.... If you have a big block engine a remote starter bracket should be attacted as well. Its a torque brack to prevent the starter fron twisting causing the drive housing from cracking.

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