Re: New Battery - Alternator is fine - Car Wont start - 97 Camry

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Old 05 Sep 2005, 03:47 pm   #1 (permalink)
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Default Re: New Battery - Alternator is fine - Car Wont start - 97 Camry

Many places (Advance Auto) can check the alternator while it still in the
vehicle - sure sounds like alternator or dead cell in new battery.

"cdjedi48" <> wrote in message
>I have a 97 Camry. I recently replaced my very old battery and the car
> started right up. I drove for about 20 minutes and was at the store
> for 90 minutes. When I returned the car wouldnt start!
> I got jumped and drove it home. I figured I might have an Alternator
> problem so I left the car running for about 45 minutes and the car
> didnt die. I checked my battery connection and everything is tight. A
> day later I had it jumped again, but this time the engine didnt start
> as fast as it usually does, it clicked for about 5 seconds before
> starting.
> I took the car for a 30 minute drive on the highway, I came home, shut
> the engine off, waited 10 seconds and the car failed to re-start.
> The Battery connection is tight and I still have plenty of Juice and I
> dont think its the Alternator.
> Anyone have any ideas? Thanks.
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