Car won't start

Asked by Jan 08, 2014 at 04:06 PM about the 2001 Dodge Neon

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

We have put a new battery in the car a couple months back but i got into the car
yesterday and didn't won't to start but after turning the key on and off 5 or 6 times it finally
turned over and started. But today it wouldn't turn over at all. I checked the battery
terminals and they are tight and clean.

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The battery may be too weak to crank due to the cold. Make sure it has plenty of cold cranking amps CCA. I don't know what kind or what you paid for it but it may not have enough CCA when really cold. If it is a good battery is probably the starter or corroded connections on the body or engine for the hot/ground wires for the battery.

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