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1993 Eldorado
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Havnt driven it since January 20th. battery died completely. Have recharged the battery and the car will not start. When I put the key in and turn it on the hazzard lights blink along with the under hood light. car will not turn over or engage the starter at all. Is there a reset that can be done... seem to remember this happening years ago..
 

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'02 ETC CE, '04 CTS-V, '04 XLR, '13 XTS Platinum
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Have you considered buying a new battery? Once it's dead, (and there's probably a good reason for this) re-charging doesn't guarantee full functionality if a cell is shorted or the plates are sulphated. If the car has been sitting idle for nearly five months with a dead battery, the battery is most likely shot. Amps are critical to starting a vehicle, even if it's charged to the proper voltage.

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2003 DHS - two-2002 DHS, 2003 SLS, 1995 Sedan DeVille, 1989 Coupe DeVille
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battery tests fine
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you had a load-test done on the battery - and it passed?

or are you saying it has 12.6 volts and are assuming it is "fine" -
 

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White Diamond '03 DHS (with DTS floor shift)
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Use a DVM and post your battery voltage, both static and while cranking.
 
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