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You could buy a push button remote starter that hooks to the battery and then to the terminal on the starter which will bypass everything including the key, relay board, wires, terminals, etc. You can also check the voltage at the big wire on the starter and also the yellow (I think?) wire that connects to the spade lug when trying to crank the engine. There should be 12 volts there. Also check the terminals on the battery and the ground connection to make sure they have no corrosion and/or bad connection. If the large wires are more than a few years old, replace them with some 3 or 4 gauge clear ones from Exide so you can periodically check on the green stuff that creeps up the wire strands from the lugs.

If you decide to lay under the car to measure the voltages, make sure to block the wheels well so it does not jump and run over you if it decides to crank over. Good luck.
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