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Ok my 1983 camaro has a v6 in it and every time I want to start it I have to hook it up to a portable battery charger and start it up like that but now it won't even start up. Even when the battery is fully charged it seems to lose power can you please help I need this thing to start before school starts oh an it will tur. Over but won't fully start

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Every car needs fuel, spark and air to start. To check and see if it might be the starter pulling too much amperage, turn on the headlights and try cranking it. If the lights go out or dim, it means the battery is weak/corroded connection or the starter is drawing too much amperage. Have the battery tested, if ok, test the starter.

Posted on Jul 24, 2013

Sounds as though the battery is no good,
unless you know otherwise & also had it tested
Charging a battery doesn't address it's internal
condition
You have battery cables that corrode inside & can be
voltage drop tested
You have the starter & solenoid,ignition sw & such, to name
a few,lots of possible causes & things to check

Posted on Jul 24, 2013

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