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So a few days ago I took my Dodge Journey on some errands and I had my son with me who is not quite two. When we came home and I took him out of his car seat, he basically lunged for the front seat and started flipping switches, so to speak. I got him out of there and thought I had all the accessories off, yet the next time I tried to start it a couple days later the battery was completely dead. My husband tried to charge it, but it won't charge. So what is wrong? Did the battery get drained to the point that is no longer possible to charge it and we just need a new battery, or is there any way possible that my son's mischief could have caused a different reason for the car to not start? If so, what? Thanks.

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Possibly. An average battery charger will not charge a battery that's below 10.5 volts. Jump start it, drive around about 30 minutes and try recharging it.

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Most new cars wont even start if theres ANYTHING less than 12 volts in there. Even 11.9999999..... Happened to me once.
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As far as I know, my husband has only tried to charge it with the charger and I didn't hear him say anything about trying to jump it. I'll make sure we try that. Thanks!
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I found that out last night looking for a certain type of battery charger for optima batteries. Thought maybe it would save you some money.
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Pvtpyle. Yep. Dad used to have a Toyota that wouldn't start if the voltage was too low.
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i honestly think that your son turned something on and drained the battery out to the point where it is no good because the acid might have leaked out somehow

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your son must have pushed a light or something that was on to long. Causing the battery to go dead. Look at the battery you have now and buy new one at a store that has auto parts. The assistants would be happy to help. Then have your husband install the new battery.

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There probably isnt a switch on the dashboard that your kid can switch to 'kill' the van. Most likely, yes, he drained the battery. Try to jump it again. As soon as it starts to turn over, mash the gas pedal. (Make sure its in park) Keep it running by yourself for a few minutes then see if it idles by itself. If the engine managed to recharge the battery, you're good to go. If not, you will probably need a new battery.

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Thank you!
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No problem
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So apparently there's some sort of setting on this charger that mimics a jump, so we tried that about five times and finally it worked!
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Good. Most of the time thats all they need if you've got a newer battery.
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