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car was fine yesterday - today It wouldn't start. Just click. Radio and interior lights and door alarm all work Just had the 62K check up last month. any ideas?
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Hello, I'm Brandon - The battery has a bad cell.

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Volvo Mechanic: internal88, Mechanic replied 2 years ago

Therefore it can only power up light, alarm and radio. But not enough amp or power to start the engine.

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Volvo Mechanic: internal88, Mechanic replied 2 years ago

I would suggest you to check the battery and replaced the battery with a new unit.

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Volvo Mechanic: internal88, Mechanic replied 2 years ago

Battery typically only last up to 5 years.

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Volvo Mechanic: internal88, Mechanic replied 2 years ago

A good battery should have 12.6 V when the engine is off.

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Please let me know if you have further question. If you like my prompt service please rate me positive.

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
OK, I'll check that out. Then get back to you.
Volvo Mechanic: internal88, Mechanic replied 2 years ago

Ok

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