What makes a vehicle not want to start when it is cold?

Asked by Jan 08, 2015 at 06:50 PM about the 1999 GMC Suburban K1500 SLT 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have jumped my 1999 GMC Suburban K1500 and sometimes it will start, but not always.  The battery is maybe 18 months old.

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If you had to jump start it already, unless you put a charger on it,the battery is weak. Take the battery to your local auto parts store for them to test it. I suspect you will need a new one. If it's only 18 months old, you might get a free replacement if you take it back to the original place of purchase, because most are 100% warranted in the first 2 years.

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