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Could my starter cause this problem

(1990 Chevrolet 1500 Pickup)
in St. Louis, MO on December 29, 2015
1990 Chevy 1500 4.3 V6 Kept having to get a jump to start it so I replaced the battery and after a few days it started needing a jump again to start it so I took the positive off the battery while the truck was running to see if it was the alternator and the truck stayed running with the positive off the battery so I said it can't be the alternator and just yesterday I got a jump and right after the truck died after about 5 minutes of running and now it won't start back up I don't have a lot of money to replace this part or that part The truck sounds like it's dead when you try to start it and after 3 times of trying to start it It has no juice in the battery Can someone help me with this problem I'm a woman and know a little about motors and has to fix it myself just don't have money to replace parts that are not the problem
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on December 29, 2015
you probably FRIED something by pulling the positive cable off of the battery while the truck was running! that was the OLD SCHOOL check in the 70's! you DO NOT unhook the battery cable/cables while the vehicle is running on today's modern vehicles!!
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on December 29, 2015
My truck was slow at turning over the engine and then just act like it has no juice to start the engine and then it just does nothing cause no juice My truck just started doing this since it has gotten cold Is there any chance it could be the starter
on December 30, 2015
yes,it's possible.take the starter off the truck and take it to an auto parts place and let them test it.
on December 30, 2015
I just replaced my starter and my truck is good as new I am hella happy to have my girl running again :) Thanks for your help
on December 30, 2015
very good,just don't unhook the battery while it's running again,please.
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