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Good battery and alternator yet no power only code scanner lights up with a dull slowly blinking light.There is a clicking sound under the dash that stops if the break pushed or ignition is turn on.

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This battery has been load tested on a battery tester? Everything you wrote screams battery voltage issue.

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