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Won't start had battery checked. the clock always says 1:00 after I have it jumped off, it will run for a few weeks then do it again.

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Have the battery checked with a load tester. The battery could have a dead cell. This would let the car apply a surface charge which would work for a bit and then fail you after it sits too long. Also have the alternator checked. GM HEI distributors draw lots of current to run the ignition system. Your alternator may noy keep up with the current demand.

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