How do i tell if ignition switch is the cause?

Asked by Feb 15, 2015 at 12:06 AM about the 1999 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE 4WD Extended Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Turn the key and starter does nothing but if i jump the starter solenoid with a screwdriver
it will start and stay running.  Checked relays and fuses.  Everything in the truck works
when the key is turned on just wont run the starter

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You have to some probing, check al the wires for corrosion, maybe it's the starter solenoid?

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