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well i lefted my key on lastnight got it jumped off this morning" by my father in laws dodge"..... and it would not rev past 1500rpm and was blowing black and blue smoke so i shut it off after 20mins of that and wemt inside came out 10mins later seems like its back to normal does the truck not run right if the batt arent charged up enough? or what was the deal thanks
 

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Idk but I had my truck jumped once and it drove slow but thats because my alternator was fried so I dont know what to tell you
 

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If you look at the old Diesel engines, they did not require a lot of electrical power. Our trucks today need good power because of electronic injection, ECM's ect... so yes low battery level may cause this. Everything runs off the batteries and alternator keeps them charged. Hope this helps.
 

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Just keep it. Post sign Turn Off When Not In Use! :D
 
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