1999 oldsmobile intrigue wont start unless jumped


Asked by Feb 04, 2014 at 12:25 AM about the 1999 Oldsmobile Intrigue 4 Dr GLS Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My car wont start unless its being jumped. I took the battery and had it charged, and it
still wont start. It clicks when its turned over but thats all it does. I was told it could be the
alternator, but before I buy parts I need to know what else it could be.

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Paul Washburn

Did the car die while driving or did it just not start randomly? if it died while driving and starts when jumped then 98% sure its alternator. If it just died randomly while it was shut off then battery is probably bad. charging a bad battery wont help it, especially these days when everything every company makes is designed for failiure after a certain time period. batteries generally last 2 to 4 years depending on your climate, usage and battery manufacturer.

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