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Left 1999 XK8 in garage over winter months. Battery discharged. Recharged and reconnected. Have started car 10-12 journeys, and each ignition sounded like the battery was getting weaker and weaker. Battery is 2 years old and high quality. Battery incapable of holding charge now? Alternator not charging battery? Some horrible Jag electrics problem common after disconnecting battery? Very grateful for help, as I want to be able to trust it again!

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Yes batterys can come apart inside. The plate breakdown and drop into bottom not allowing charge anymore. Low charge can do alot of weird things to you jag. Replace the battery and when you do have them check alternator charging ability while your there. Almost all auto store will do this for free.

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