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Experience:  Over 17 years diagnosing and repairing automobiles various makes and models with some training and certifications.
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My 2011 Jeep Liberty won't start. The battery is just fine

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Customer: My 2011 Jeep Liberty won't start. The battery is just fine but the electrical seems to short out because the radio goes back to 1200 on the screen. It doesn't seem like it's the alternator because it doesn't click like that. My name is ***** *****
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: My engine light came on a few days ago and I called the garage and am supposed to take it in tomorrow but now it won't start. All the lights on the dash are working just fine.
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Jeep
Expert:  Pete replied 1 year ago.

My name is ***** ***** I am a professional here at Just Answer. I noticed that your question had not received a response and thought I would see if you still need help with this.I apologize for the delay and I hope I can still assist you with this here.

Check and make sure the battery cables are all o.k.If there is an issue with a cable being loose or corroded at the battery or leading from the battery to where the cables run and connect to including at any fuse panels this will cause this type of fault here and the cable fault will need corrected for this issue.If this is checked and found o.k. I would have the battery tested to be sure it is o.k.It may have voltage but may not have enough amperage in it and can cause this issue here.If these are all found to be o.k. let me know so we can continue.A local parts store will usually test your battery at no charge to you if you want to remove it and take it to them to have it tested.If faulty then they can also sell you a battery to replace it with to correct this issue here.

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Thanks Pete