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Its bad

Clean the battery connections and make sure the connections are good.

If the battery has been tested, has it been tested under an actual load, not just by placing the meter on it? also if the cells of the battery are beginning to break down, it will discharge at inopportune times,

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Q: Why might the battery on a 1991 Mercury Tracer not hold a charge?
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