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Battery dies in extremely cold weather

It has been extremely cold in our area. One morning my vehicle would not start. I jumped the battery and it started. The car was in an outdoor parking lot for at least 8 hours before I attempted to start it again. It would not start. I jumped it again then drove home. I hooked the battery up to a battery booster and recharged it overnight. It started with no problem for the next three days. Incidentally, the temperature warmed up during the three days. The vehicle started up just fine in the morning and when I left my office for lunch. During the afternoon the temperature plummeted to the low thirties. When I left work at the end of the day, my vehicle would not start. I had someone give me a jump and it started immediately. The battery issue also seems to follow a warning signal for me to check my rear lights. They seem to be okay. Any suggestions?? Thanks!

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Sounds to me like you have a weak batt. also if you rear lights are sticking on some times that could drain it

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