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My truck wont start. I checked the battery and had the alternator check as well and everything is fine. When you trun the key on the wanna be alarm light stays on along with the battery light any one have any ideas? When we jump it it starts.
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Could it be a bad ground? For some reason that popped in my head.
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try and clean the battery terminals
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ive done all the above and still no luck.
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Mine had the same exact symptoms and when I replaced the battery it was fine.
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could be an issue with the PATS system... do you have another key to try?
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sounds like you need a new battery
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it was the battery i replaced it this morning and everything was fine.
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