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Q: Replaced my battery and replaced ends to the battery cables - does not want to start until I turn it over a few times - I think it my main cable.

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I have just replaced my baterry and the ends to my battery cables-the truck still hesitates to start- I think it might be the main battery cable-is it hard for a person to replace this cable (it looks so warn out)about how much does this cost.thank you for your time- plus wear do I go to have seat bels put in

My car has 190000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Billing question sent to CS for the cost of replacing the positive (+) battery cable to a 1999 Dodge Ram 1500, along with the customer wanting to know where to go to install new seat belts.

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