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Old 10-01-2005, 06:03 PM   #1
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Dammit

Heres the scoop, my trucks battery died earlier this week, yesterday I bought a new 540 crank whatever Autocraft, this morning when I tried to start it it clicked but then died, I tried it again and everything was dead, no signs of starting at all, turn the key and silent basically, now, is there anything that could be draining my battery or is it the starter, distributer, alternator etc..?
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Old 10-01-2005, 07:30 PM   #2
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Its like the same problem Kristis friend has on her 91 Ford
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Old 10-02-2005, 12:09 AM   #3
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reason the battery keeps dying is when your sittin in your driveway with the radio blaring, singing along, and daydreamin making car sounds like your drivin, your draining it. you need to leave it running. maybe one of these days you'll be able to pull it out on the road and drive it.
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Old 10-02-2005, 01:10 AM   #4
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reason the battery keeps dying is when your sittin in your driveway with the radio blaring, singing along, and daydreamin making car sounds like your drivin, your draining it. you need to leave it running. maybe one of these days you'll be able to pull it out on the road and drive it.
Don't get me pissed, I drove to Publix, bought some food, came back, car didn't even turn over
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Old 10-02-2005, 01:32 AM   #5
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What about your spark plug wires? Maybe those went.
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Old 10-02-2005, 01:35 AM   #6
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What about your spark plug wires? Maybe those went.
I dunno, its not even turning over so it wouldn't be the wires, I really think it is the starter solenoid or just a shitty starter
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Old 10-02-2005, 03:32 AM   #7
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Don't get me pissed, I drove to Publix, bought some food, came back, car didn't even turn over


hehe....

anyways, check the battery cable ends are they corroded? my uncle had the same truck and same thing happened to it. wouldnt start and we thought it was the solenoid. turned out to be the cables were just that bad.
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Old 10-02-2005, 03:39 AM   #8
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so how do you really expect me to diagnose that, you of all people should know make ,year ,model is crucial....AND GO INTRODUCE YOURSELF....douche lol joking or am i.
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Old 10-08-2005, 11:11 PM   #9
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Sounds like another bad connection. Check and clean every one, even on the starter. If your alternator is working and the battery is good. It should work right? No juice is being put back into the battery.
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Old 10-08-2005, 11:19 PM   #10
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Well call me shit faced and ass belonked after i put the fully charged battery back on the cables, it still wouldn't crank but the lights were dim and on inside, so I cleaned the cables even more and the bastard started right up
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Old 10-08-2005, 11:24 PM   #11
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Good Job. Just gotta be clean, hey?
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Old 10-08-2005, 11:28 PM   #12
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Good Job. Just gotta be clean, hey?
Well lets hope it lasts, I just bought some anti corrode battery cables right now so hopefully it'll help
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Old 10-09-2005, 03:09 PM   #13
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Well lets hope it lasts, I just bought some anti corrode battery cables right now so hopefully it'll help

just smear some grease on the connections...
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