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Help truck wont start

Well yesterday I went out and drove it like normal.... It was running just fine. Got back to my girlfriends house and shut it down. The only thing I did different then normal was put the emergency brake on. I started to do this because the other day I thought I put it into park and I got out and it rolled into the grass a few feet. I went out this afternoon to go home and I put the key into the ignition went to the glow plugs and waited for the light to go out like normal. Then turned the key all the way and nothing. No cranking no noise nothing. I double checked the shift lever. Tried starting in park and neutral and while moving the lever around and nothing. Never made any noise at all. No cranking nothing. Battery is good just had it checked and everything works great in the truck just wont start.

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see if you have power to the starter relay and go from there

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see if you have power to the starter relay and go from there
Nope did not have it... I just bridged it and it started up. Thanks you nailed it on the head!

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Nope did not have it... I just bridged it and it started up. Thanks you nailed it on the head!
Ok so then it's most likely a fuse or your ignition switch. Have you tracked it down yet?

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