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I cant determine what exactly is the problem. it has been hard to start about 40 percent of the time before this happened, but usually i would just get a jump or charge my battery and it would start

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If you never tell anyone what you have no one is likely to ever try to help you either

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SOURCE: Replaced battery, started 5 - 6 times, new battery ded.

Nope, but they are usually near the battery, solenoid or starter (where main service wires are)

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SOURCE: Replaced radiator, water pump and timing belt- car

Sounds like the timing may be off, due to the timing belt. If it runs poorly.
Bring it back for a follow up.

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SOURCE: our lincoln will start some

Try searching for something draining your battery while the car is off such as lights, radio. That would be your first step.

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SOURCE: I have a problem starting

have charging system checked, autozone or advance will do it for free

Posted on May 28, 2011

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