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Car has power but will not start. what's the problem?

(1999 Ford Expedition)
in Greenville, SC on August 15, 2010
every now and then the car wont say nothing when i turn the switch. It doesnt loose any power it just wont say nothing when i turn the switch. It just happened again but usually it starts but this time it wont. please tell me whats the problem.
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If the battery is strong (12 volts at rest) and the dash lights come on, try turning on the head lights see if they are bright. Get a friend to turn the ignition switch to the starter position while you listen in the engine compartment for a click from the starter/starter solenoid (it may be failing
Before condemning or replacing .parts its best to charge and test the battery, check the connections are clean and tight, follow a wiring diagram and prove a part is bad.
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