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Jumped the battery after car sat for awhile then

Jumped the battery after car sat for awhile a couple weeks. on the way home it t ran hot, when I tried to start it again, the lights went crazy and won't start. I tried it again the other day and I could open the trunk with automation key unlock and I hear a faint beep for "keys in the ignition" BUT the cat won't start at all??? My son thinks it might be sensors? Can you help?
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Seems that your car ran hot due to low coolant. Try refiling with coolant.

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If you dont use the car it still use the battery so sounds like you need do slow trikle charge on the battrie. If that dosent work you might killed the battrie off. i dont this many time if not use it die fast.

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