95 Buick Roadmaster won't start, no click and draining battery when I turn key please help

Asked by Feb 14, 2017 at 03:20 PM about the 1995 Buick Roadmaster Limited Sedan RWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I put in a new battery and still doesn't start won't
click or turn over and it just drains the battery
please help

8 Answers


What makes you think the new battery is being drained? Are the battery cables connected to the right terminals?

Yes they are connected to the correct terminals, and after I tried to start the car I put a voltmeter on the battery and it is only reading 6 volts

Could the starter be bad and engaged and not letting it turn over or click??


Yes it could, But your not getting anywhere with 6 volts in the battery. A fully charged battery voltage is 12.7 DCV.


Did the battery even have a charge in it when you bought it? Sometimes a parts store would have to charge up a battery off of the shelf.

Yes I checked it, it was 12.4 volts when installed


You must have ben trying to start it for quit a bit or something is on in the car to drain the battery down to 6 volts, It may be that the starter needs to come out and be load tested. May be a bad starter.

1 people found this helpful.

OK thanks

Your Answer


Looking for a Used Roadmaster in your area?

CarGurus has 47 nationwide Roadmaster listings and the tools to find you a great deal.


Buick Roadmaster Experts

  • #1
  • #2
  • #3
    Tom Demyan
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Caprice
126 listings starting at $1,350
Used Chevrolet Impala
397 Great Deals out of 25,595 listings starting at $799
Used Cadillac DeVille
1,272 listings starting at $1,988
Used Chevrolet Suburban
382 Great Deals out of 22,381 listings starting at $1,132
Used Chevrolet Tahoe
528 Great Deals out of 36,655 listings starting at $1,375
Used Lincoln Town Car
24 Great Deals out of 1,358 listings starting at $1,995
Used Buick LeSabre
1,238 listings starting at $686
Used Buick Park Avenue
292 listings starting at $1,988
Used Ford Crown Victoria
710 listings starting at $1,700
Used Buick Riviera
93 listings
Used Mercury Grand Marquis
19 Great Deals out of 1,192 listings starting at $1,200
Used Land Rover Range Rover
74 Great Deals out of 5,053 listings starting at $2,850

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.