Mitsubishi Lancer SE won't start

Asked by Sep 15, 2016 at 08:44 AM about the 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer SE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer SE AWD. The car randomly won't start,
sometimes it does, and sometimes it doesn't. When it doesn't start I have
to get a boost and then it runs fine. It makes no sound when I turn the key.
I can go a week with no problems then out of nowhere it just won't start. I
had the battery and alternator checked and both are in excellent condition
and my mechanic says everything with the car is good. I change the oil
regularly and take it in for regular maintenance so I'm really not sure what
the issue is. I'm not mechanically inclined so any help would be greatly

1 Answer


Remove the battery cables (from the battery) and clean them with baking soda and water. This will neutralize the corrosion. I'll bet you can find a friend to do this. Have the battery tested at a local auto parts store.

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