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I tried to crank my car up yesterday and it would not start. All the power was working and made a tapping sound. Then this morning the light were dim and the power was very weak.

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    yadayada Mar 24, 2011

    Have you had the battery tested? this sounds like low battery voltage.

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Take battery to local part store they charge it for free and tell you if battery any good

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