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Volvo 850: just installed a new battery in 1997 850. yellow

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just installed a new battery in 1997 850. yellow lights start blinking but it won't turn over?
it ran fine when I recharged the old battery
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Volvo
Expert:  Edward replied 5 months ago.
Hello, Eddie here and I will do my best to help. If you disconnect the negative battery cable for about 5 minutes, hook up the negative cable, then close the hood, trunk, and all doors, and put the key in the door lock cylinder and lock and unlock the doors a few times, then try to start it, let me know if that helps.
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
never would have thought of that in a hundred years. Thanks
Expert:  Edward replied 5 months ago.
Absolutely, Thank you. Glad that worked out! Let me know if you have any further questions.

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