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Old 10-15-2012, 04:22 PM   #7
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Originally Posted by Daytona Coupe View Post
If you have enough power to crank the engine at a reasonable speed (sounds like you do) - then you have enough voltage for the ignition & computer to work. Voltage is not your problem.
That is the thing, when it didn't start it didn't crank as fast as it normally does. However everything electronic worked.

I do feel there maybe something else going on here, I'm going to do some testing of my own on the battery and then take it to the dealer.
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