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My truck didn't start immediately, not the battery, all

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My truck didn't start...

My truck didn't start immediately, not the battery, all lights worked strongly. I could not press brake pedal down. It did start a few minutes later. Can this have somthing to do with abs

Mechanic's Assistant: Just to clarify, what are the exact lights you're talking about?

Dash lights, headlights, dome light

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

2012 chevy colorado

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

Nothing so far. It started this morning

Submitted: 11 months ago.Category: Chevy
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When it did not start. Did it just click, or did it crank, or did it crank slow?

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