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1993 Chevrolet Lumina Base 4dr Sedan

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June 29, 2012, 12:28 pm

Annie H
 

Question: sometimes my car want start

I had a rely hooked up to my car and every since , I have had problems. My fans that cool the engine wasn't working. so i had a rely hooked up. Now my car only cranks for about two weeks before i have to have a jump. Every six months i have to buy a new battery. This time i bought a new battery and a new alternator. I have had several mechanics work on my car. Nobody seems to know why it want crank but two weeks at a time, before i have to have a jump. I also have to crank it 10 minutes every day so it will start the next day. Please help!


July 5, 2012, 11:35 am

Elizabeth K
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It sounds like the relay that you had installed is draining the battery slowly. Here is an article on checking for that:
http://www.aa1car.com/library/battery_runs_down.htm

You should probably have the relay removed and have the cooling fans properly repaired.


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