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Old 12-06-2007
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Icon5 Won't Start! Help!

So I go out to my truck this morning to head to work. Put the key in and...nothing. No lights, not heat, no radio...nothing. Came back to it a lunch time and tried boosting. Figured I might have left the interior light on last night or something. Get the cables hooked up and I have lights etc. Turn the key and ...click, it all goes dead again. Connections are all good. I'm stumped. Any suggestions?
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Let it sit hooked up for a while to another car. Soak up some juice so to say then give it a shot. Could be that your battery is no good
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starter id guess
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So the plot thickens....With a little help from some mechanical friends it was determined that I had a bad battery. I replaced the battery and everything seemed to be fine. When I parked it for the night it seemed that the new battery was low. This morning...nothing...again. I made sure everything was off before I left it last night. No lights on, all accesories off still the truck is completely dead...again. Something seems to be draining my battery and I don't think my altenator is working either. Any suggestions?
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I would say it is your altenator not charging battery back up.
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Either the Alt or one heck of a draw on the system. Can any of the Parts Houses in your area test your Alt.? If so that would be my next step.
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