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Electrical ? try to start my 95 tahoe (i've owned for two days), won't start this morning. figure battery is dead, come back about 5 hours later with battery charger to hook up, and the light under the hood is on. starts right up. start driving around the block, put turn signal on and the radio shuts off. drive a little more and its idoling high as hell, shift to neutral and the radio shuts off again. after that every thing is fine. any ideas?

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I have a '96 tahoe. Look for a code on the battery to see when it was installed. L09 would be december 09. if it is less than 3 years old have it charged and then try.

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