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91 Accord LX 2 dr 4 cyl just put new battery with 5oo cold cranking amps-NO Start! Owner said car has had perpetual problems holding a charge and starting! About 3mo ago Owner charged the old Die hard battery overnight and car ran for 7 days and then died!Auto Zone declared Die hard battery was dead. I'm very non-mechanically inclined! Vehicle has been sitting on a incline a while and only been running every 3-5 months. Would I just fare better having it towed to a Honda Dealership?? VERY LIMITED FUNDS. Can I haul this car with a logging chain some 80 miles to dealer? HELP

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If you manage to get it started, check the alternator output...I'm betting it is bad. Should be making no less than 12.5 with accessories all on, 13.5 to 14 with just engine running. Bad alt can drain battery even when off depending what failed inside it. Towing with a chain is not really a good idea. the cross pin in those differentials are not very good and can fail.

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