Battery will not start truck till jumped then starts ok

Asked by Sep 21, 2016 at 07:26 PM about the 2016 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT SuperCab 4WD

Question type: General

drove it  to town then wouldn't start called
road side ass. they jumped it . had battery  
checked they said it was full charged and
good no bad cells. not sure where to go
from here. It has started ok sence then.

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Try removing, cleaning, and re-tightening the battery terminals and posts. After reattaching them you may also want to do a voltage drop test to the starter, this check starter is getting proper voltage and weak/frayed battery cables aren't dropping voltage or putting up too much resistance.

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