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Every 4weeks won't start will not take jump 2 dayslater turns

Over. starter good new battery. been in service at daaler 3 times

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Here are a few things to try.

Use a wire brush to clean the battery terminals and the inside of the battery cable ends where they make contact to the terminals. Make sure the connections between the cables and the battery are snug. Follow the negative cable to where it makes contact to the engine block. Make sure there is a good clean metal to metal connection there. Make sure this connection is tight. Use an ohm meter to measure the resistance of both battery cables. The meter should only read a few ohms. While you're measuring the resistance move the cables around.Watch to see if the resistance every jumps up. If it does you may have a bad battery cable.

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