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Car wont start..lights flash..starter seems to engage

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turned the key - all power seems good - but car won't start. inside lights flash off and on. starter seems to engage off and on in rhythm. Is this a security issue or a battery issue or what?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Dan replied 5 years ago.
Welcome to JustAnswer, my name is XXXXX XXXXX I'm here to help get your problem resolved. Ask follow up questions, thanks. This usaully means a bad battery or poor connection..If you have a voltmeter you can moniter voltage while trying to start...If voltage drops below 11v charge/replace battery as needed. If you have no voltmeter you can rmeove and have it tested at your local parts store for free. Let me now if you have questions, thanks.
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Customer: replied 5 years ago.
if I wanted to jump it off until I can replace it, should that be a problem? I HATE this car's anti-theft system.
Expert:  Dan replied 5 years ago.
If battery is shot a jump usaully will not work...Let me know if you run into questions, thanks.