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Stone cold dead

Apparently jealous that we bought a new car, Angela's 90Q20V
acted up today, stranding her at work.

It seems like the battery is dead, but it happened *quite* suddenly.
All was well this morning, then this evening, nothing. Barely enough
juice to light up the dome light. Central locking pump was dead,
starter solenoid wouldn't even click. The voltmeter didn't move,
but there is a little power; some dash lights glowed a little.

But an attempt to jump start it failed. No effect at all, didn't
even seem to load down the jumper car. Tried two different cars.

Is it just a dead battery, maybe a broken cell? Tomorrow in the
daylight I'm going to go up and disconnect the battery and try
jumping it again.


Andrew L. Duane (JOT-7)			duane@zk3.dec.com
Digital Equipment Corporation		(603)-884-1294
110 Spit Brook Road
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Nashua, NH    03062-2698

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