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What would cause a 1972 Chevrolet pickup with a good battery and starter to not start?

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2006-01-26 16:34:22
2006-01-26 16:34:22

Check your cables for corrosion; if there is any,clean them or replace them. Clean the connections at the starter and clean all grounding wires; test the starter regardless if you think it is good. Clean the battery terminals.

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