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The battery acts like its dying but the wipers which are off are running.
1999 Mercury Sable

The battery acts like its dying but the wipers which are off are running.

(1999 Mercury Sable)
I checked the battery and it's good. I tightened the battery cables and checked the fuses. When it is hooked to another vehicle it will turn over but not start. When disengaged from the other car it acts dead. It happened a few times. Then I got it started and drove it down the highway at 65 for 1 1/2 hrs .I thought maybe it wasn't getting charged enough. It was fine for a few days then did it again. I messed with the wiper switch while turning it over and it finally started. A few days later it stopped and hasn't started again
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of Greg's Orange Auto on December 18, 2014
poss alt is bad,have the charging system ck'd
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of Greg's Orange Auto on December 18, 2014
poss alt is bad,have the charging system ck'd
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on December 18, 2014
I'd have a charging system test performed. This will test the battery, starter and alternator.
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