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My subaru wont juice...

The past few days..sometimes when i try and start my subaru..the power will cut off lights on the dash...ill try several times to restart..pushing the clutch to floor and turning the ignition...nothing....then i will open hood....jiggle wires on my battery randomly...close hood and the car will start and work fine all day..being restarted all day with no problems....its odd...cud it be old generator??? alternator???? old voltage regulator??? bad wires on battery???/ its wierd..some bad connection with clutch and electronics???

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No. You have a Bad Connection with the Battery and the Battery Cables. Remove the Battery Cables, Get a Can of Coca Cola and pour onto the Ends of the Wires that Connect to the Battery. They should Fizzle like Hydrogen Peroxide. This will eat away the Corrossion on them. Replace the Battery Terminals and Tighten. Also, Check the Tension on your Belt. If it is even a Little loose it will not allow the Alternator to Recharge The Battery while Driving.

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