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I have a 2008 ford focus sedan, manual transmission. Car ran fine on Saturday, sat until today. Car was totally dead. Tried to jump the battery, when car tried to turn over, there was a horrible noice in the engine. No smoke out of the exhaust, just would not start.

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Have you checked the oil and coolant, if soo were either low

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    have you checked the oil and coolant, if soo were either low

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The starter is not getting enough amps,and the starter is groaning and clicking ,and so,on,if you replace the battery,be sure to plug a 12 volt power source into the cig,lighter,to keep the memory to the computer.But have the battery checked,it is most likely the problem,and the terminals to the battery need to be cleaned ,real good,shiny.

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