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post #4 of (permalink) Old 01-06-2019, 08:39 AM
m3iguy
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Originally Posted by rickkari View Post
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Try jump starting again. If it starts, then I would suspect a bad battery. AZ and other parts store testers aren't always accurate. Even the one we have at work can err on the side of pass on a bad battery sometimes, not often, but sometimes.
^^ Although it's never happened to me, I've seen this same thing reported a number of times on various auto forums.

And just an aside that I can never understand why so many people just hang on parts instead of trying to do a bit of research and diagnose problems. I guess maybe it seems like the easiest thing to do, but so often it works out just the opposite.

2011 3i 2.0 A/T 145K miles
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