my car was totally dead and then all of a sudden started. What could problem be on 2007 Chrysler PT Cruiser

The service techs think it is the starter, but they couldn't do the diagnostic test because it started. I put a new battery in about 2 months ago, and it's been working perfect. I put gas into it this morning and when to start it and it was dead.

by in Phoenix, AZ on November 18, 2012
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4 answers 3 comments
ANSWER by , November 18, 2012
possibly intermittent issue
COMMENT by , November 19, 2012
The techs think this may be the issue also. Thanks for answering!
ANSWER by , November 20, 2012
Depends on your definition of 'dead' , but ALL connections especially at the battery , would be a good place to start. If it happens again , try moving the gear-shift back and forth -MAYBE neutral safety....again it depends on the def. of 'dead'.
ANSWER by , November 19, 2012
poss strter is binding up at times
COMMENT by , November 19, 2012
This is the first time it's ever done this. Thanks for answering
ANSWER by , November 19, 2012
What do you do to get it started again? Do you just keep turning the key or what exactly do you do? What trans. do you have auto. or manual?
COMMENT by , November 19, 2012
I kept trying to turn it over but it never started. I had it towed. Then, when the tech was going to pull it into the stall, he tried it again and it just started up. Monday, the garage had is hooked up to diagnostic machine the whole day and kept trying to start it, and it started every time. My car is a PT Cruiser auto.