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Brand new 08 Ford Sport Trac (2 hr old) - won't start

Went out to buy the car, wanted a test drive, engine wouldn't start. (Dealer said someone left light on) Mechanics jumped it, took the test drive, everything was fine. Bought the car, drove it home, went out to eat, and the truck won't start. All lights come on, interior, exterior, etc. Dash says "check charging system". Tried to jump with Mazda 3 and nothing.
What do you think it is?

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Sounds like the battery may be bad. You could remove it and take it to a mechanic or parts store and have them test it for you. Mechanic might charge you 15bucks or so. Most parts stores will test it for free and gladly sell you a new one.

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