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lights are on, but nobodys home

i have a 1995 PSD and when i pop the hood, the hood light comes on and when i open the doors, the cab lights come on. but when i go to start it, either i turn the key on and nothing happens or theres only enough battery juice to trip the solenoid on the starter. even after ive swapped around relays and cleaned all of the terminal ends. please help i need my truck to drive to orlando everyday.
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How old are the batteries?

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ones from 09 and the other im not sure. but ive also replaced the alt. and the starter on 2 different occasions and never had problems until the other day. maybe a bad ground?
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Very good possiblity.

Check how old the other battery is.

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yea i cant lol its just a big deep cycle from a tractor. buts its always worked in the past.
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Does it start if you jump it with another vehicle?

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no when i connect it with another vehical its the same. and when i have the jumper cables hooked up to my truck only the dont even spark when i touch them together on both batteries
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