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sebastian manrique, Auto Mechanic
Category: Car
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Experience:  Director Ejecutivo at Multiservicios Cruz de las Mercedes
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Car won't start, I didn't but wondered if it's the battery,

Customer Question

Car won't start
JA: Have you checked the battery, particularly the terminal connections? Are they corroded?
Customer: I didn't but wondered if it's the battery
JA: What is the make/model/year of your car?
Customer: Voltswagon 2005
JA: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Not tried anything as car not starting
JA: Is there anything else the Mechanic should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: No other issues
Submitted: 9 days ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  sebastian manrique replied 9 days ago.

Dear customer my name is***** the expert who will attend you today, I am reviewing your query at the moment you are viewing this message, if you wish you can tell me your name, to know who I have the pleasure to talk to, also if possible I would like you to send me a photo or video in which your fault is better appreciated, it would help a lot to improve my final answer. If you have done a previous check or diagnosis in which you have obtained any error codes, that would also be helpful. Please note that the system will automatically offer you a service call, this has an additional cost to the initial cost of the consultation, and not in all cases it is necessary, so I recommend you to dispense with the call for now, we can continue through this chat without any problem. Thank you very much for trusting in the just answer.

Customer: replied 9 days ago.
Car just passed mot and battery light comes on when trying to start
Expert:  sebastian manrique replied 9 days ago.

Dear customer, what does it do when you try to start it?

Expert:  sebastian manrique replied 9 days ago.

Dear customer there is because you have not responded to what I have said above, I must tell you that there are several factors that can cause this problem I recommend that you start by checking the battery terminals, also change the battery if you feel it is flat, I would like to recommend that you check the status of the fuses and make sure they are correct, there is a possibility that the starter motor is damaged but before proceeding to check the starter motor I recommend that you do a programming of the key to rule out that the problem is not that the anti-theft system is activated and finally if all this has been checked if we proceed to check the starter motor. Translated with www.DeepL.com/Translator (free version)

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