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Igniton go bad

The battery is new, so could the bad ignition be the cause?

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Jump it off, get your handy dandy little voltmeter and put it on the battery, if it reads 13.5 to 14 volts just charge the battery or get a new one if that doesn't work, if you have 12 to 12.5 volts running it's a voltage regulator or stator problem, If you want to ck the stator e-mail me, it's a little more complicated

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