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Checking for a bad starter is simple. You will need a test light. Take your test light and ground it on something metal. make sure you have a good ground by touching it to the positive side of the battery. If it lights up you have got a good ground. Now take your test light and poke the remote wire on your starter. there are only two wires going to your starter a big battery cable positive wire and the little remote wire ''which is controlled by the ignition switch'' Once you have the test light touching the remote wire have someone try and start the vehicle. If it lights up that means you are getting power to your starter correctly and your starter is shot. Good luck!

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