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Q: Car won't start

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My car won't start, and the battery needs to be jumped.

Hi there! This concern plagues many vehicles and may stem from either a failing battery, or some charging system component that is not charging the battery properly (e.g., a shorted circuit that drains the battery while the car is idle). A reputable mobile mechanic, like the ones here at YourMechanic, can come to you and test your battery and starting/charging system for faults, and recommend the best solution. Be sure to include your engine size when you book your appointment.

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