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Q: I can's start car due to dead battery.

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My car will not start. I think the battery is dead. Also, I think my front tires might have a slow leak ad need air.

A: The battery is a common failure with your c...

The battery is a common failure with your car and most all cars. The battery and charging system would have to be tested. The front tires may have a slow leak or just low on air that could be a normal thing. I would recommend having a mechanic, like the certified ones at YourMechanic, come and check it out for you to see what is causing the problems.

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