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Car stalled and now will not start. Weather above freezing, but before it stalled the radio drifted off channel and will not come back on,,, in start position of ingintio get a solid sounding click like solenoid works properly but even with tow truck booster cables hooked up same and no radio???

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Sounds like the alternator is not charging the battery up.Charge battery for 8hrs at 2-4 amps slow charge then see if car starts if it does take a multimeter and check alternator while car is running voltage should be between 13-14.5 volts anything more or less then put a new alternator on it.

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