I took my car to a reliable repair shop that I have gone to for years for minor repairs (including fixing a severed wiring harness around the rear trunk that went to back up lights). However, the day I got the car back from the repair shop I couldn't restart it at a shopping mall. I used a portable battery charger to restart the car and took it to a nearby Advanced Auto Parts store and they tested the battery. They said the battery was fine. I subsequently brought the car back to the same auto repair shop where they told me the battery needed to be replaced. A new battery was installed (alternator and volt regulator were okay) and the car started normally for a number of days until the same problem reoccurred. I tried starting it numerous times. The car not only wouldn't start but also no dashboard warning lights appeared. I briefly connected the portable battery charger and it registered 12 volts. I disconnected it and tried again and the car started up fine. Do you have any ideas on why my car won't start sometimes?
have the same problem?
Friday, October 2nd, 2015 AT 3:26 PM