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I think my starter is draining my battery down wont start with boost

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You might want to get a new battery because if it won't start with a boost then your battery might have a dead cell in it

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SOURCE: 1999 Lincoln Town car not starting

if it was me i would take the gas cap off for a moment to see if there is a vapor lock in the gas tank then i would put it back on and then try starting the car also make sure your battery is fully charge i do not drive my Lincoln T/C in the winter but i always take the battery out and bring it inside to keep it warm and i start it up from time to time

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SOURCE: new starter, alt, and battery but battery drains

maybe a short somewhere, try disconnecting battery when not running

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SOURCE: 2001 accent. worked fine, went to start, clicking

big current draw from the starter get it checked

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SOURCE: 84 corvette wont start without battery boost....

It might be the starter, if it gets too much use the armature might be too weak and need extra Amps to get it to work right.

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SOURCE: car wont start, doesn't even

Its a good bet. Be sure the battery connections are good too.. Flip on the headlights and then try to start it.. have someone watch the lights.. If they go dark. You have a bad battery or bad connection. If the lights stay bright then you need to look at starter connections/starter/starter solenoid.

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