Hey, I have the same problem. How did you solve it?
I have replaced the ignition Switch, the starter, taken out the 3rd party alarm. I have also switches some of the relays under the hood in the fuse box to see if it made a difference.
Yes, I can touch the starter silionid with a screwdriver and it starts and runs great. How did you fix your issue? I can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or if you have the cycles, call me 303-918-8149. I am stumped with this one.
Turn the key and nothing...silent. Replace starter, ignition switch on column, and battery terminals. Wiring looks to be ok but, still nothing. I arc the solenoid w/ the key on and it starts fine. I have the manual and have done everything that it suggests. Any ideas? Thanks!