In cold weahter my car takes an longer to turn over than it does in the summer months. it is about 4 seconds to the less than 1 second in the summer. Should i have the altenator or battery replaced, they are both original to the car?
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2004 Scion xB Question: Slow Start
Answer #1mastertech6371 December 28, 2010, 12:17Master
get the battery checked first. the colder it is outside, the less power it has. in the real cold weather, you really need a good battery to spin the motor over at the right rpms to get it to fire off right away.
battery test is very easy and is free in a lot of shops.
Replybackyard tech, December 28, 2010, 14:22Master
JUST BUY A NEW BATTERY.
Answer #2PhillyDevil April 25, 2014, 13:12Rookie
Mine did the same, I checked the battery, got 100% charge. I don't think you should worry.