Q: 2001 Audi will turn over when jumped, but won't start. Beeps 3 times and says "service". Closest Audi dealer 230 miles away.

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2001 Audi will turn over when jumped, but won't start. Beeps 3 times and says "service". Closest Audi dealer 230 miles away. Electrical was getting kinda weird couple months before it.

My car has 130000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

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