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2002 Volvo S80 Question: my car sometimes starts, it always starts with a jump.. is it the battery

 

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eee, w/o Turbo, Lemoore, CA, June 07, 2010, 20:11
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the problem happens once a day now,, but the car will start three or four times in a roll and then just wont start.

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    patrick mannion from Greg Solow's Engine Room, June 07, 2010, 22:24
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    It could be the battery sustaining some sort of an electrical draw when the car is switched off. It could be an alternator that is not sufficiently starting the car it is also possible the wiring or wiring is poor but it is likely the starter solenoid has poor conections.

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