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Car hasn't been driven for 200 days battery is flat

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you tested the battery with a voltmeter? And can you see if it's leaking or not?

I got it hooked up to my buddies truck with cables

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the make/model/year of your car?

2009 bentley gtc

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?

It won't start now I got the lights and gizmos to come on but not starting

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

I want to know how long it takes for the battery to have enough juice to start

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Auto Mechanic: Matt, Engineer replied 6 months ago
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Hello and welcome to Just Answer

There are 2 batteries on the car ( one under the hood and another in the trunk) and if they've both been completely discharged they may not charge up again

however try charging the batteries for a couple of hours to see if it springs to life, but I'd expect to have to replace them if they've completely flattened off

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