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Why when you start your truck the starter turns the engine over once or twice then cuts out but this happens only in cold weather?

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2006-05-17 19:16:20
2006-05-17 19:16:20

Most often this indicates a battery with a weak cell. It has enough power when it's warmer, but, since available voltage drops as the temperature drops, when it's cold it will only crank a few times. I would suggest having the battery load-tested.

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