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I don't know if your car is Manual or not but if it is, I would consider just put the handbreak off and moving the car without turning it on and then putting the handbrake on again and that's it.


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Unless the car is given a long drive or there is a battery charger connected, this will result in a flat battery fairly soon. We used to say a journey of 7 miles at reasonable speed was needed to put back into the battery what was taken out by starting the car, and more in winter. This “estimate” was given to customers who used their cars as shopping ...


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If this is all that happens for months on end without any real driving, then yes, it would not be good for the car. However, if it is getting taken out and driven say once per week, there's no real issue. There is some wear/tear for starting a cold engine, but really it's negligible. The real problem is not running it until the vehicle is completely warmed ...


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You most likely have a faulty neutral safety switch. This switch is activated when the transmission is in the park and neutral position. It's a way to prevent it from starting in gear. Other things that could affect the neutral safety switch to not function are loose or worn shifter linkage or loose or worn linkage at the transmission.


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That the battery shows 13.6v when no current is being drawn from it doesn't prove the battery is OK. The battery may be damaged or old, and capable of showing good voltage (like 13.6) only with no load; when a load is applied, the voltage may instantaneously drop to, for instance, 8v. Your analysis and diagnosis will be more accurate if you first determine ...


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I was having same problem and discovered that the main ground cable was not secured to the frame and was just dangling and making intermittent contact.


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I had the same problem was turning the key and nothing happened it was dead. So I took negative terminal off battery and put it back on and started fine. Then it happened again and it turned out to be the earth lead running to the body of the car, cleaned it up and put it back on and hasn't happened since. Great car on fuel but that's about it the paint is ...


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First step is to disconnect battery, fully charge it and have it tested. Clean battery cables (both ends of both cables) and battery terminals. Put good battery in. Start your truck and put a voltmeter to your battery. You should see 13.5 to 14.5 volts. If you do, drive on. If you don't, have charging system checked.


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