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    A multiple tick is usually the Battery. I was a wrecker operator for 10 years. Jump start it. Leave the cables on for 10 min before you start to give enough power and time for push start to recognize key.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Eggman View Post
    Mitsumi, how's your battery? Did you measure it's voltage while using headlights and/or starting the engine?
    i already bought new batt. the headlight works before i swapped the batt. but it really wouldnt start.
    i bought a 3K brand battery 2sm. Ive asked from thailand friends and said its a good batt. Hope its really good. heres a pic
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    Quote Originally Posted by mitsumi View Post
    i already bought new batt.
    I remember you said that you replaced the battery. Still, it's best to remove that as the possible cause by making a check with a voltmeter, especially when trying to start the engine. A bad battery is an easy fix. If it's something else, it can get tricky and expensive.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Eggman View Post
    I remember you said that you replaced the battery. Still, it's best to remove that as the possible cause by making a check with a voltmeter, especially when trying to start the engine. A bad battery is an easy fix. If it's something else, it can get tricky and expensive.
    yep, I was supposed to... but i didn't because i was thinking that i might still get the last juice from my OEM. hehe i just changed the battery today. Hoping nothing else caused it not to work.

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    So is it confirmed that if you leave your headlights on all night by accident that the battery will drain to zero?

    Because most modern cars will turn the headlights off automatically after a set period of time

    And what about the interior dome light?


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