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Battery seemed to be dead so I had the charging system tested and seemed ok replaced the battery. I tried to start it this morning and it's dead again.

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  • jbeavers870 Apr 01, 2011

    The starter is just fine last night I jumped started it and let it charge for a few minutes shut it off and it started up without any further jumps.


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If the charging system is good and you replaced the battery and it still goes dead then you have something on the car that is causing a draw on the system that needs to checked could be something that is not turn off even a problem with one of the on board computers not powering down.this is providing the starter is not the problem.sometimes a bad starter will do nothing no noise or clicking sound because it has a bad spot in it or the starter solenoid system has a problem.

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