Backfires when first trying to start car

Tiny
LINDA LEE DESKINS
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  • 1996 PONTIAC FIREBIRD
  • 172,000 MILES
My car suddenly wont start draining battery when I try turn over, backfires on first attempt to crank, and when it was turned off it was making a clicking sound in side car from somewhere like something trying to run.
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Saturday, December 3rd, 2016 AT 4:10 PM

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Tiny
KEN
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Hey LINDA,

It sounds like the battery is weak and needs to be replaced. Here is a quick way to load test it yourself with no equipment.

https://www.2carpros.com/articles/car-battery-load-test

Please run this test and get back to us so we can continue helping you.

Best, Ken
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Saturday, December 10th, 2016 AT 11:59 AM

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