Q: Q: Car won't start

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Car was dead..tried to jump start but battery wouldn't accept charge. Bought new battery put it in and car still won't start. But the now the lights are dimming and flickering on the dash. Radio and inside lights nothing works. The last attempt at trying to start the car when I put the key in the ignition and turned it forward but not all the way on it started itself which kind of freaked me out. I need help.. any idea what could be wrong. When it did start randomly none of the dash lights or anything work and the headlights are dim. Kinda like the car is running on low power.. not sure.. please any idea what's wrong.
My car has an automatic transmission.

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