I have a 2001 Pontiac grand am that won't start when it's cold outside. Any ideas?

Karmen Summers
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Asked by Karmen Nov 01, 2012 at 02:44 PM about the 2001 Pontiac Grand Am

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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John Saffrahn
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Find out what it isn't getting, fuel or spark. Also has the battery been tested? Sounds silly but I have seen in a few cases where a slightly weak battery will allow the vehicle to crank but the juice required to turn the engine over left nothing for the computer. It would start with a jump but without a jump it just cranked.

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