Today I tried starting my SC2 and it seemed to start and instantly stall. That's happens from time to time. I tried to start again and it turns over, though in more of a 'spinning' noise and it doesn't 'click' like my last car did when the started went and it doesn't turn over like it usually does. A very odd sound.
I read somewhere to pump the gas and when I did this it seemed to turn over a little more, though not start? Any ideas or anything it's probably not? Thanks
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That sounds like a battery issue. Batteries have whats called CCA (cold cranking amps) it is the main thing to pay attention to. This is a measure of how much current the battery can provide at 0 deg F. Batteries work better when they are warm, so the colder it gets, the less current it can provide.
Starting an engine requires a lot of current, over a very short time. Meanwhile, cold engines are harder to start, requiring more power to get them going. So look at your battery and its CCA and since u said u bought the car a few years ago. You probably didnt replace the battery yet have u? Batteries usually have a life of 4-6 yrs only. Hope this helped
the car won`t start in cold weather even when plugged in alternator was changed 4 months ago just changed battery thinking it was the battery but seems like something is draining the battery overnight? Maybe its a bad connection??Plz help!!!
I would say it may be the distributor, I would start there first. You may want to try a tune up first to see if it helps and I would definitely get my battery checked out since winter is approaching and it has been run down a few times. hope this helps tim