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ok so i put in a new battery,starter relay,fuses and ballister and i still have no lights,radio,dome lights,brake lights, nothing. i jumped the starter and the motor turns over but no fire. any ideas?
 

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meter the dome light. see if voltage is going to it. check EVERY fuse. even the hidden ones.

and if the motor turns over but doesn't run, you have a mechanical problem i'd assume. so that is where a mechanic can hopefully come in.
 

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OK, some of the old cars had things called fuseable links. It basically is a piece of wire that acts like a fuse. They are often hid in wiring harnesses & such, hard to find as they look like a very large wire. Not sure if that's what it is but that's my guess.
 

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thanks for the help. the reaon why i said it wouldnt start is because there might not have been any power going to the coil. it ran untill i pulled into the gas station. ill check into the fuseable links. thanks again for the help.
 

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ok so after pulling the instrument panel out, dropping the steering column and taking the original tape of the mile of wires i found nothing. i got frustarted and just started wiggling wires and then all of a sudden everything came on. after it shutting off and turning on i found the problem. there seems to be what i think a fuseable link connecting to the back of the alternator guage that says red and held on by a 10mm nut. tightned the nut and everything works fine untill i get a new wire or whatever i need to do. hopefully this helps anyone else.
 
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