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2008 ls 460 won't start possible due to low battery, what

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2008 ls 460 won't start possible due to low battery, what need to be done to get the car started.
JA: Does the engine turn over? How old is the battery?
Customer: Don't how old the battery is, but the engine is turning over.
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: I am thinking of jump start the car if that will not cause any problem.
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: Car checking system indicated low battery.
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Lexus
Expert:  sprinkles08 replied 1 year ago.

Hello and welcome to JustAnswer!

If the engine is cranking then odds are the problem is not battery related. If it's cranking very slowly then low battery voltage is likely but if it cranks at a normal speed then the problem is not battery related.

Does the engine crank at a normal peed?