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Car won't start either battery or alternator issue

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If the engine does not turn at all, do the head lights come on? horn works? power windows etc? if possible you can take the battery out and take it to your local autoparts store they will test it for free, if its the alternator the engine should turn it just wont charge the battery while the engine is running.

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Can you jump it? If yes, test voltage at battery while running. Voltage should be 14-15 volts DC. If lower, replace alternator. See my tips at http://www.fixya.com/cars/r5821173-doesnt_car_start_gasoline_engines

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