Q: Dead battery or something else?

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my jeep died, it worked all up untill i sat down in it and once i did it went dark. i tried jumping it a couple times, but it wont even pretend to work. literally nothing happens. cant put it in neutral without power so it cant move either
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hi there. Check the battery and make sure that it has a voltage of 12.6. If the voltage is low, remove the battery and charge it and retest the condition. If the battery is good and charged, then check the battery cables and make sure that they are tight and clean. Then check the fuses on the main bus bar under the hood and see if the main fuse is burned. If all the fuses are good and all of the battery cables are good, then either there is a loose ground wire or the ignition switch has failed. If you need further assistance with your no start situation, then seek out a professional, such as one from Your Mechanic, to help you.

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