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Old 11-29-2010, 06:06 PM
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help! won't start

I left work today and my jeep started right up. Haven't had any problems with it starting before. I stopped at the gas station and went to start it again and it wouldn't start. The lights and radio work fine- don't dim when I try to crank it. No clicking noise, no nothing. I've checked all the wiring and can't find any bad connections or anything. Checked the relays and they're fine. I can roll and pop the clutch and it starts but won't start on its own.
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It sounds like your battery. It may have enough power to run the auxillaries but not enough cranking power. For some reason the batteries just go. Crank one minute, park for 5 and won't restart. Check your battery and your cable connections and connectors. Take a wire brush to the connectors and terminals and remove any and all corrosion. When you reconnect make sure that the connections are good and tight. You should not be able to move them with your hands.

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You been in mud lately ?
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I had this happen recently and even though my battery terminals looked clean they were the problem. Wire brushed them and used battery terminal cleaner and the problem is fixed.
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