Re: S-Type, Problem Starting
> "Blake Dodson" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>>Yep. Batteries are cheap and is most likely the issue here. You could
>>try this.. disconnect your battery after you charge it, and then
>>re-connect it in the morning. If it is strong and starts your car
>>easily, then I think you need to repair/replace your alternator. There
>>are diodes in the alternator that keep electricity from flowing back
>>into the alternator thus making the alternator a "motor", and pulling a
>>In these overloaded computerized cars it would be advised to replace
>>the battery every 2 years.
> Am getting the battery tested tomorrow. I'm pretty sure it's the battery
> though, since it won't start even after freshly charging. Just can't seem
> to deliver enough current. Even the cars clock gained(!?) a couple of hours
> last night!
have you made sure that the cable connections are clean and tight , a
slightly hot joint will cost you dearly