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post #1 of 5 Old 10-15-2011, 04:58 PM Thread Starter
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Need help! Won't start

I changed my water pump now it won't start?? Truck sat for a week before I got to the pump so the batteries were a little low. Never been a problem before.Turns over but doesn't even try to fire. I'm goona go buy beer,maybe that will help!
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did you bump the CPS? maybe load check your batteries, or charge them. a bad cell in one battery can cause serious frustration.

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I unplugged the CPS when I did the pump but it's back the way it should be.I think it's batteries..how can they just go bad?? The date on them is 04-07.
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The batteries are pretty old, id take them out and have them tested....its an easy, free thing to eliminate.
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Charged the batteries overnight and it started first try. Looks like I'll be getting new batteries today. Another$200 !!
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