I went to start my car in very cold weather, and it kept chugging. Eventually, the chugging stopped. Now, it doesn't make a sound at all when I try starting it. What's the problem?

Asked by Jan 28, 2014 at 01:59 PM about the 1997 Pontiac Grand Am

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Tried jumping it, but it didn't work.

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The battery might have a shorted cell. If your in part of the country that is close to zero degrees F, then a weak battery has no chance. Remove the battery and take it to a local auto parts store so they can test it for you.

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