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Fcar wouldn't start the other day thought it may be the battery since it was seven years old. Now the car won't start even with the new battery. thinking its the altenator was told a new one of them is going to be almost 400 dollars depending on which style. What did the guy mean by the style?

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CHECK BATTERY GROUND CABLE AND POSITIVE BATTERY CABLE MAKE SURE THEY ARE CLEAN AND TIGHT CHECK THE STARTER FUSE AND RELAY.IF BOTH GOOD YOUR STARTER OR STARTER SOLENOID OPEN OR YOUR THEFT SECURITY SYSTEM NEEDS CHECKING WITH A SCANNER TO LOOK FOR FAULT CODE.IT WILL CAUSE NO START PROBLEMS.A FAULTY BRAKE LIGHT SWITCH AND FAULTY TRANSMISSION RANGE SWITCH WILL CAUSE STARTER NOT TO WORK.TURN OFF RADIO FIRST IF YOU DISCONNECT NEGATIVE BATTERY CABLE TO KEEP FROM LOCKING OUT RADIO.IF ALTERNATOR BAD MOST TIME YOU WILL SEE A BATTERY OR CHARGE LIGHT ON DASH. BUT MOST OF THE TIME STARTER FUSE AND RELAY COULD BE THE PROBLEM.

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