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Wont start...not the battery. Tried to jump it.

Car was fine all day yesterday. Now wont's start. Juming does not work. Only 5 years old with 80 miles on it. Could it be starter or alternator?

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  • Scott May 11, 2010

    Need more info. Does the car crank over? Is there a clicking noise when you try to start the car? If the car is 5 years old with only 80 miles on it did you replace the battery? When you tried to jump the car did you let the battery charge a little before you tried to start it?

  • Richard Scordino May 11, 2010

    can't count the number of times I've been told battery is good...did you check it for 12v and have it load tested? Have you cleaned the contact surfaces on both battery terminals and cables?

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There are a few thing that could cause this. It prob. is not your alt. you would still be able to jumpstart it. I would suggest having your starter checked first. You can have it tested at most auto parts stores for free. It will save you some $$$ if that is not the problem. hope this helps

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