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When you say it struggled to start did the vehicle power-up electronically o.k. and was the starter engaging to crank over the engine properly and the engine just had a hard time starting or did the starter not engage?
Let me know,thanks Pete
Did you have to jump start it to get it started or recharge the battery to get it started or did it finally crank over enough to start on its own?
O.k, with it cranking over slow and then finally started and since this only occurred after it sat for a couple of days this indicates that either the vehicle battery is weak and needs to be replaced or that there is a parasitic drain/draw on the battery due to one of the electronics failing in your vehicle.
What has to be done is to have the battery tested. In some cases, a local parts store can test this free of charge and a shop or dealer can test this as well. If the battery is faulty it will need to be replaced.
If the battery is found to be o.k. then you need to have what is called a parasitic battery drain/draw test performed to locate the source of the drain. This involves using a multimeter and a wiring diagram to locate the short or electrical component that is at fault in your model that is draining the battery.
I suspect this is just a weak battery issue and the battery needs to be replaced to correct this fault.
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