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While I was cleaning my 1998 isuzu rodeo yesterday I had the radio on and after awhile I notice it started going on and off. then this morning it wouldn't start. what could cause this?

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  • marlon_mcdon Feb 02, 2009

    Was thinking it is the battery since the lights come on in the vehicle. could it be something else?

  • marlon_mcdon Feb 02, 2009

    The starter do make a clicking noise ................however I didn't check the head lights to see if the come on or how bright they are. Will check that later when I get home and also have the battery looked at.

  • marlon_mcdon Feb 04, 2009

    Had the battery check and it was bad, replace it and the vehicle is running again.

    Thanks

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You've probably worn the battery down, and I would guess by the age of the vehicle, the battery you have is on it's last leg.

Have someone jump start you, and get the battery checked/replaced. Any battery over 3 years old should be suspect.

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  • Mark Egan Feb 02, 2009

    How bright do they come on, and is it the interior lights your talking about, or the headlights?

    Interior lights coming on is no indicator, especially after vehicle sat all night. Batteries tend to rejuvenate themselves after sitting, at least enough to make the interior light's light.

    Headlight's being bright suggest a different problem.

    Does the starter make any clicking noise at all?


  • Mark Egan Feb 02, 2009

    Let me know, and I'll be happy to help you solve this.

  • Mark Egan Feb 04, 2009

    Cool! How about a FixYa for the effort?

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