New battery and alternator

Tiny
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  • 2001 PONTIAC GRAND AM
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New battery, and alternator. Car not starting, also my battery terminals are getting very hot

Thursday, February 7th, 2013 AT 7:27 PM

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Tiny
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Are you saying it cranks good but won't start, or it won't even crank? If it wont crank, the starter could be faulty. Some of the national brand autostores will test the starter for you.

Also, your battery cables could be faulty. Make sure voltage and ground connections all clean and tight.

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Thursday, February 7th, 2013 AT 7:42 PM

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