how to troubleshoot why starter wont turn over on 2000 Volkswagen Cabrio

car started a while ago now i press clutch and turn key over and get nothing. had my brother wiggle wires around and kicked over once now nothing. any idea where to start?

by in Circleville, OH on June 03, 2014
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ANSWER by on June 03, 2014
Test for signal voltage(battery voltage) at solenoid wire on starter , when someone turns the key to crank/start position. Connector may not be getting a good tight contact when it's plugged in.
COMMENT by on June 08, 2014
what do i need to test it with? a test light?