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Jake, Nissan Technician
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Something had been pulling down the battery,had battery

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something had been pulling down the battery,had battery checked and charged, started xterra 2002, checked alt was charging at 14.4. turned off the motor. few minitues
JA: Does the battery look like it's leaking? And does it have a strong smell -- like sulfur?
Customer: later I turned starter and it was slow to kick in, rechecked the battery it is full charged, drove maybe mile and enging lite started flashing, coasted home, turned engine off. there was not noise or sound related to this. battery had small amount fluid about 4 inches long on top.
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: chked oil,water, battery all fine. oh, when i drove into the drive, this is slanted down, the engine lite went off,i waited few moments and still off. turned motor off.
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: 13000
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Nissan
Expert:  Jake replied 2 months ago.
Hey there thanks for the question. Will the engine start now? Is the problem the engine cranking or starting?

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