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Ranger no start no crank - is it relay

(1990 Ford Ranger)
in Mishawaka, IN on January 21, 2015
i recently finished putting in clutch, and while bleeding it this happened. I got clutch bled properly, but had to jump the truck several times while testing it. It happened again when truck died. That time I remove cables from battery, went over connections, and when i hooked them up it started. SO i took it to autozone, they checked charging system. It is good. Battery is new.

after getting home i went outside to start it up for ride to start and same thing. The car interior lights come on, one faint cling sound then it dies out completely. Please help as i am utterly confused
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on January 21, 2015
Also, possible starting motor issue or loose ground.
on January 22, 2015
after i get back from work i plan on checking starter cables next. it has charge for sure so i need a knew voltemeter cables
on January 21, 2015
Check the negative cable on engine block..
on January 22, 2015
yea thanks. I went out this morning and cleaned the negative cables and cable connector real good. it was dirty so i sanded down where they hook up the two bolts an 11mm. it started right up. i hope this works butwont know but for a couple times of starting it. the positive looked tho the solonoid relay looks rough but it is an old 90 pickup lol
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