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Old 01-06-2012, 04:29 PM   #9
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Default Re: car wont start. battery?

Originally Posted by Chub View Post
If this is the case and you have a manual transmission, you can try bump starting it and if you can get it to start, this means that your starter is bad.
Agree with your systematic approach but successful bump start only means the starter is not working; this can still be because electricity is not getting to the starter due to bad or corroded wiring or connections, bad ignition switch etc etc. A bad starter is of course also possible.



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