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Old 08-17-2013, 11:31 AM
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I have a 2000 Ram 2500 5.9 LTR When I jump start the truck starts fine and the alternator IS putting power back to the battery, but when I turn the truck off it will not restart and I can hear a TICKING sound coming from under the dash behind the cupholder and the battery will not hold a charge.Any help would be appreciated
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Uh, it's time to get a new battery. Just for gits and shiggles, have it tested. But I'll bet dollars to pesos that the battery has delivered it's last volt.
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Pretty safe assessment. You can test it with a volt meter.
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Yeah, pretty much means the battery is shot... if the battery is still fairly young, have the alternator tested. A bad voltage regulator can fry batteries.
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