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I left my doors open, I have auto light shut off. My battery will not take a quick boost to start my car. Is it the battery or the computer?

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Judy Curry, Co-Founder and Vice President of Marketing at Currys Auto Service Billie, To be sure, I would find a shop that would do a free quick battery check for you. You could possibly have a defective battery. If your battery is ok, you'll probably have to pay for some diagnostics to pin point the issue.

Lori Johnson, Owner and Instructor at Ladies Start Your Engines Dear Billie, Since you left the door open the auto light shut off may not have worked. That being said, you may just have a bad battery. You will need to have the battery tested. If you have a meter, put it on V and you should get a reading of 12.6V. Anything less you may need a charge to start your vehicle. If you have something like AAA, they will come to you and test the battery. Good luck. Lori Johnson

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