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when it doesnt turn over,what do you do to get it started?
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ok,sense you have replaced the battery ,the next step is to do a load test on the battery and charging system.a load test will determine if the alternator is bad or if you may have a dead cell in the new battery.
from the way you explain the problem,i think you may need a new alternator.
auto zone and most auto parts stores will do the load testing for free.
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how many volts did it put out under a load?
and how many volts does it have not under load?
it should be over 14v without a load
Hi There,This is Clay, I'm a certified master automobile technician with 30 years of automotive repair and diagnostic experience.
From your description sounds like an intermittent failure at the ignition switch. Check the connector on the ignition switch for a melted connector. The ignition switch is located down on the lower left side of the steering column. When the vehicle won't crank, verify with a test light the gauge fuse has battery voltage with the key ON. At the ignition switch, the 14 gauge green wire is the is the start signal from the switch to the starter relay during cranking. With a test light clipped to ground check and see if the green wire has battery voltage with the key in the crank position when the vehicle won't crank. I've seen many connector problems with the ignition switch melted at the green wire. Let me know what you find at the switch.
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