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Battery appears dead when I try to start it. Battery still has a charge but when I try to start the car is behaves" like its dead. New battery... starter or alternator?

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Have you actually tested the battery? Or do you just assume that because the headlights and such turn on the battery is good. You need to have the battery load tested at a parts store if you do not have the test equipment. Next thing is to make absolutely certain the terminals are spotlessly clean and free of corrosion. These are just the basics and there are many other things that could cause the car not to start.. (alarm system, factory security system. Bad ignition switch, faulty starter... further diagnosis is needed

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