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Old 12-14-2013, 05:20 PM
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So it was -4 degrees in morning.Truck started slow ran for 15 min.Turned it off.Went out to restart it and it stalled when I took foot off gas.Kept doing it till batt died.Charged batt and all seemed fine.Any ideas?
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Battery is weak for the usual reasons: Age or poor charging performance (alternator, regulator, dirty connections), or both. Cold weather just makes it worse. If the battery is dropping off in voltage it will really upset the computer. Right after you recharged the battery you had full voltage and a happy computer.
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That's what I thought.Was just confused as to the fact that it started at all then did it.Thanks for reply!!

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Reason is, all the electronics do not act like a flashlight with weak batteries. Older devices will dim or act funny at lower voltages. The newer digital/electronic devices just shut-off if the minimum voltage is not supplied.
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