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Engine Won;t Turn Over when starting

I tried to start it in - 10 below weather and it would turn over but
not start. I waited a few seconds so as not to run down the battery
or damage the starter. Whe I treid again...NOTHING worked,,,
no engines turnover, no instrument panel lights or headlights or
radio, etc. It was like the battery was disconnected.
The battery is new,
Can you help please ?
Thanks,
Rick

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  • tekcormn Jan 19, 2009

    as you suggested, the new battery was defectiive and is being replaced tommorrow.

    Thanks for your help.

  • yadayada
    yadayada May 11, 2010

    have the battery tested, new or not they fail, put three new ones in my car in 6 months.

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GLAD TO SEE IT WAS THE BATTERY. PLEASE RATE MY SOLUTION.

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