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Took the battery out to charge, i put it back in and its making a clucking sound and a light that looks like a car is flashing?

It tuns over but wont start.

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  • Jim Browning Apr 01, 2014

    How do i get rid of the noise? Just hook the battery back up?

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The vehicle security system interprets battery removal as battery theft and prevents subsequent starting.

Posted on Apr 01, 2014

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When ever a batter this new goes bad, it is either because it is not being charged, because there is something wrong with the charging system, or there is a constant drain even when the key is off.

To check the latter, with everything off, you remove a battery cable and see if the is any glow from a test light between the post and the cable. If there is, then you have something on that should not be, all the time. Then you pull fuses and disconnect things until it goes off.

To check if the charging system is not working, the easiest way it is to borrow a battery to get it started, (don't jump start a car if you can avoid it, because you can ruin an alternator when it starts, because it will kill itself trying to charge up that bad battery.) With the lights on, rev up the engine. They should get slightly brighter. Of with a volt meter, see it go from 12.5 to 13.5 volts, or so. If it does not go up, then your battery is all that was powering the car, and it won't last long like that.

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