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When it get a heavy frost or rain it does not want to start

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when it get a heavy frost or rain it does not want to start battery dead i went out to put a charger on it and with the key off and out of car you can hear the ecu fuse ticking i pullrd out to make it stop
JA: Did you test the battery with a voltmeter? And have you ever changed one before?
Customer: its not the battery when it is full charge it will crank until it drains it
JA: What is the model/year of your Mitsubishi?
Customer: 2003 spyder gts
JA: Are you fixing your Spyder yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: nothing yet i was thinking that maybe the ingintion coil was getting moister
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: but today i hear the ecu fuse ticking
Submitted: 7 days ago.
Category: Mitsubishi
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 7 days ago.

Welcome, I'm Chris (aka Moose), my normal schedule online is around lunch and after dinner till early morning.

Low voltage can cause relays to chatter so I would not worry about that concern for now. I suggest having your battery load tested. Your description indicates the battery is failing or there is a parasitic draw on the battery with the car off that is draining the battery voltage.

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Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 3 days ago.

Hello again Chris here,

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Thanks Chris

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