what makes a truck not have power/wont crank

Asked by Nov 30, 2014 at 03:40 AM about the 1990 GMC Sierra 1500

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

When I attempted to crank the truck to start it it made a popping sound and I lost all power the lights wouldnt work the radio that is connected straight to the battery wouldnt work and the truck wouldnt crank. I bought a new battery and it still wouldnt start. What could be the cause of the truck not to crank and loose all power

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could have a short to ground in the starting circuit that blew a couple fuses.

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