my car needs a jump to start after 12 hours, my friend says it's the fuel pump, if it's the fuel pump WHY would it start with a jump??

Asked by Apr 03, 2017 at 04:43 AM about the 1992 Oldsmobile Eighty-Eight Royale 4 Dr LS Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

1992 Oldsmobile 88 Royale  6 cyl 3.8 it will start on it's own before 12 hours of
sitting but 12 hours or after It needs a jump to start. It's not the battery,
alternator, starter or solenoid they have all been checked  by Auto Zone & they
say there's nothing wrong with them, so please tell me what it might possibly

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Sounds like there is a parasitic draw on the battery. May want to take it in to a shop to be checked or here is a video on how to check for this...

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