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Intermittent Start and Gauge Fluctuation

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I have a 2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee that has had some trouble starting. A lot of times even when it does start, it is very slow to turn over. Other times it doesn't turn over at all, just complete silence. Then, without the key in the ignit at all there is a weird ticking sound. The strangest thing is the gauges moving rapidly from left to right and back. So this morning it started, then as i'm driving the gauges and lights and radio all fluctuated and going crazy. Ground wire? Battery? Relay switch? Can anybody offer a solution to try?

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Yes i can
look verycarfully at the battery terminals.
make sure the cable that goes in to the terminal is nice and tight in there.
if tighten it up or replace.the terminals should be nice clean and in good meety condition.not burt or cracked or old.start there and then check the other sides of the battery cables and make sure there tight at there locations .
let me know if this helps.

thank you
jm

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