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It wont turn over it wont start i get jumps then it will die i have gas my battery always need charge but my lights n radio i dont no

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Sounds like the battery & alternator need to be replaced. take them to a part source/canadian tire & have them checked for free.

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Sounds like alternator charging output is zero, should run off of alternator output after a jump start, preform a complete charging system check , Battery , Alternator, Cables...Replace as needed...

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