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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 08-01-11, 06:14 AM Thread Starter
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Car will not start... no lights, no clicking, no nothing, DEAD... put jumper cables on, and it starts right up. Runs for as long as you want... Shut it off, and it will not start... no lights,, no clicking, no nothing,,, Dead... HELP!!

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Test your battery and alternator output also . If battery got dud cell wont hold a charge .
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new battery.... less than 6 months old......
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new battery.... less than 6 months old......
Goes for nothing .I have had new batterys from stock fail , that is why we tested them before supplying / fitting . Battery may just need charged . Simple tests to check .
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Alternator may not be charging...

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Sounds like a bad cell in the battery. Make sure the connections are clean and tight, and the clamps are not deteriorated.

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