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My car will not start unless i get jump , then when going on the road and turn signal lighton the radio will go out for a second or when iturn brakes on

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You need to have your charging system tested, it sounds like bad alternator. Any good parts store can test it for you. Also have them test your battery because you're doing damage to the battery driving with bad alternator.

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Have battery tested by means of load test. also have charging system checked.(alternator). also check alt belt for proper tension. sounds like a faulty or weak charging system or a battery that has a bad cell which will not take charge.

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If you need a jump start, your battery is flat.

That means that it no longer holds its charge, or isn't getting charged up properly by the alternator.
Go to a battery shop, they should check it out for free.

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