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Started with fog lights on cars off.got a jump cause the battery was dead. just makes clicking sound from starter.

P/t crusier won't turn off the fog lights when car is off. batery died called for jump.. car fog lights on when in store. jumped before and worked tried this time and heard a clicking sound from starter.

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    Rpm gauge jumped right before it died. Starter sounds like its not engaging

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Seems your battery has already been discharged by the fog lamp! recharge or buy a new one, but you should fix first the fog lamp before hooking your battery! check for stuck -up relay!

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