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Won't start without jumping

Battery light on and will start by jumping but will not start after a couple of days

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  • Anonymous Feb 01, 2009

    I put a new battery in removed the + terminal car still ran after it sits for a while still have to jump start

  • micheleandle Feb 01, 2009

    I put a new battery in car started fine for a couple of days now Im having to jump start it again . pulled the + off and it continued to run fine. what else could i look for???

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Start the car with engine running remove the + battery cable. If engine continues to run alternator is good and battery is probably bad. If engine dies then alternator needs replaced.

Posted on Nov 03, 2008

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SOURCE: vehicle needs to be jumped to start,battery/alternator fine.

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Posted on Nov 18, 2008

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SOURCE: own a 2005 ford 500.

Firstand foremost,this snota problem for a echanic tooodagnose. Ifurbatery isdrainng, u shouldcek to cifur charging system is functioningproperly. Ifur ABS lite iscoming on, probaly during dis-assemby, something went wrong witur sesors. check it out with someone knowledgeable and experienced

Posted on Jan 25, 2009

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SOURCE: The battery in my car keeps died, so I jump it then it dies again

if you have a multi meter disconnect positve battery terminal and put red wire to battery and black to battery cable put multi meter on resistance should be 0.005 or less if more then check for things that may be plugged in to cig lighter etc turn door lights off etc dont turn key on any more than 0.005 will drain battery

Posted on Aug 25, 2009

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SOURCE: Slow drain on battery,checked all inside

Trunk light stays on??

What model year is this car?
Put an ammeter and see how many amps are being drawn (don't blow the meter by turning on big items like blower fan, etc... remember you are looking for a draw when "everything" is off

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Posted on Oct 16, 2009

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SOURCE: 1994Toyota V6 XLE. Car no-start without crunk,

It sound like a bad starter if it has excessive mileage it might be a bad engine that’s what happened to mine.

Posted on Jul 22, 2010

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