Is it my battery or alternator?

Asked by Nov 13, 2014 at 04:53 PM about the 2007 Ford Focus ZX4 SE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

my car wont start. when i turn the ignition over, my radio and lights and everything
electrical turns on, but it doesnt start. and it just kind of makes a choking noise. and
when i turn it off the radio starts staticing and then it just kind of dies.

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Battery sounds like its done. Take it to an auto parts store. They can load test it for you to be certain.

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1,495

u got bare problems familam u need new automobile homie what a stupid question to ask its obvisly the battery fam

thanks dude. but i just wanted to make sure before i spent unecassary money. no need to answer if your just going to be rude.

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