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Does anyone know what would cause a starter to not even turn on?

(1990 Ford F-150)
in Temple, TX on June 24, 2014
I have a 1990 Ford F150 with a straight 6 engine. The battery is in good condition and the wiring from the battery to the starter has been replaced, as well as the starter solenoid. Everything turns on when I put the key in, it just wont crank. The alternator is new and the spark plugs have been changed. I don't really know what it could be, but any advice would be great.
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on June 24, 2014
IF you safely jump the starter, does it work? Is this one with the solenoid mounted on the fender? Make sure it's wired correctly.
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on June 24, 2014
I took the starter to get tested and it worked, but we rigged up at home right before that and it didn't. I'm going to get it tested again to make sure, and then with the solenoid, it is mounted on the fender. From when I replaced it, I'm fairly certain it is wired corretly
on March 02, 2015
check the starter solenoid, connections, and test the solenoid with a meter to see if its actually making the contacts
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