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1992 Cadillac DeVille Question: car fails to start

 

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rockafella, Glendale, AZ, September 29, 2009, 06:52
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would bad battery cables drain my battery. i here clicking when trying to start but no rotation of the motor. while attemping to start the car will lose power completely, until i touch the bettery cables with my wrench. at this time the power is restored to my car but it still fails to start. only a rapid clicking can be heard. what's wrong with my cadi? please help. thank you.

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    Valleyautotech September 29, 2009, 11:28
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    Sounds like dirty or corroded battery cables, double check the connections and make sure they are clean and tight at the battery and on the starter, but a battery with one bad cell will cause a lot of problems, is the battery good?

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