WHY DOES CAR START SLUGGISH AFTER INSTALLING NEW...

2005 Toyota Corolla

Tiny

Anonymous

March, 19, 2013 AT 11:39 PM

Why does car start sluggish after installing new battery?

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Tiny

caradiodoc

March, 19, 2013 AT 11:44 PM

Bad connection or new battery is not fully charged. Measure the battery voltage. It will be 12.6 volts if it's fully charged. At 12.4 volts it's about half charged.

Voltage drop tests will identify a poor connection.

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