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Old 09-20-2021, 02:16 PM   #1
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Just went out to start my truck. And all I’m getting is clicking. Does this sound like the battery? I haven’t tried to jump it yet
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Old 09-20-2021, 02:28 PM   #2
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It does sound like a battery. But check the cable connections for corrosion and tightness 1st.
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"All I'm getting is clicking"


1. What is voltage reading across the battery terminals WHILE it's clicking?


2. Try a jump start from a running vehicle.


But first: make sure all cables and connections are clean and tight !!!!
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it was the battery. Dead, Dead, Dead
it was in the the truck when I bought it 4 1/2 years ago.
RIP battery you served me well.
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My truck battery is 7 years old. I am waiting on the click click to happen any day now.
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My truck battery is 7 years old. I am waiting on the click click to happen any day now.

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I pulled an old battery out of my Ford Ranger a few years ago. The date on it says 7/12. That thing is almost 10 years old.
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it was the battery. Dead, Dead, Dead
it was in the the truck when I bought it 4 1/2 years ago.
RIP battery you served me well.
Yep, another expendable...


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I pulled an old battery out of my Ford Ranger a few years ago. The date on it says 7/12. That thing is almost 10 years old.
I take batteries that will no longer start a car and drop them in riding mowers, for their last few years. They usually still have enuf juice to start a small engine and the trickle charge of mowing does well to keep them alive thru the summer. I have a 2011 Kia battery in my Deere now. Pull the batt into the garage for winter.
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