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Sometimes my car starts & then not. never know when. after a few minutes or could be an hour it starts. the starter, alternator, & battery are ok. I am a senior & can not afford a garage to go through everything.

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If there is an intermittent problem with starting, I always check the battery connections for cleanliness and wire brush after removing the connections. This is a very common problem on cars of your age., and doesn't take much money to perform.

If the battery, starter, and alternator are functioning correctly, this could very well be the problem.

Otherwise, many places like Walmart or auto parts stores will test and diagnose the starting/charging problem for free or for a nominal fee using a diagnostic machine, which can be effective both in cost and technically in determining the problem.

Good luck on this repair.

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