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New battery but sportage has rough start up. just replaced the battery after car wouldnt start. after replacing battery car started right up. let sit overnight. this morning, had a hard time cranking engine. started after about 3 tries.

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Check for looser alternator belt.once you install a new battery you should drive it around for about30 minutes to insure it gets a decent charge!

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