Q: New battery, but car still doesn't start

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Car won't start even though I just put a new battery in it.

While having a good battery is a great way to make sure your car is starting great, it is only one of many components that assist in getting your car running. If you have verified that you have a good battery in your Audi A6 and the engine still won’t turn over, the next thing on our list would be to go over the starting system components. It is possible the starter has failed and it, not the battery, will need to be replaced. However there are many other variables that can play a role in preventing the starter from engaging. These can include such things as faulty wiring, a bad starter relay or even the security system being faulty. In order to be sure that you are not replacing parts on your Audi that are not broken, I recommend enlisting the help of a certified mechanic to inspect your starting system. They can help verify if your battery is good and also inspect your A6 to see exactly why it is not starting.

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