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It wont start. we have a new battery and a new alternator it

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it wont start. we have a new battery and a new alternator it wont hold a charge
JA: Have you checked the battery, particularly the terminal connections? Are they corroded?
Customer: we checked there is no corrosion.
JA: What is the model/year of your Jeep?
Customer: 2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee Lmt 4.7 v8 engine
JA: Are you fixing your Grand Cherokee yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: no we put the parts on but we would like to take the thing to a mechanic. there is no wrecker service this far out.
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: we have very limited mechanical experience.
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Jeep
Expert:  Amedee replied 8 months ago.

Hello and welcome!

My name isCustomerand I can assist you with your question.

Expert:  Amedee replied 8 months ago.

I will try my best to answer all of your questions.

However, before we get started, please let me mention a few things.

1. If at any point you would like to speak on the phone, please feel free to request a phone call on your end and I can call you right away.

2. If you dont understand any technical terms or anything that I mention (component tests or theory or operation), please let me know and I will provide you with a more in debt explanation or answer.

3. Please understand that I am here to help you anyway I can.

Are you looking for possible causes or would you like me to walk you through this diagnoses?

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
In we can get it running we can get down the mountains and to a mechanic. What if we hit the starter with a hammer
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Can't call you
Expert:  Amedee replied 8 months ago.

So it does not crank over at all correct?

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
That is correct on click then nothing
Expert:  Amedee replied 8 months ago.

You mean "one" click and then nothing?