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Battery i thought my battery was dead so i went out and bought a trickle charger.i charged it for the amount of time it needed to be charged and i could tell that the battery was charging because it was getting warm. i took the trickle charger off and tried to turn the quad on but it still wouldn't start.i don't know what to do?

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A battery with a dead cell will not charge. Remove battery, take to Auto Zone get it checked. If battery is dead, replace with the best and biggest CCA available. Only cost $1.00 to go first class.

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