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Old 08-10-2011, 11:27 AM   #5
fatmike
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Originally Posted by Bob O
It SORT of started and ran for 15-20 seconds but was backfiring, and struggling to keep running.

That doesn't sound like a dead battery to me.





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Originally Posted by Bob O
More strange things...windows went up and down, spoiler went up and wouldn't come down!!

I would take a critical look at the ignition switch. Maybe it didn't "dis-engage" the electronics and caused the drained the battery too. A bad ignition switch is a common and inexpensive problem (I've changed mine); the symptoms are strange electical issues.





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Originally Posted by Bob O
This is going to be an expensive week.

Bob


....yep...hope you fix it right up and have no other problems. Let us know the result.







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