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2010 Hyundai Elantra Question: Why my car won't start as soon as the weather gets cool. New battery.

 

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wilkys, 2.0L 4 Cylinder, Youngstown, NY, November 27, 2013, 19:30
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The dealership cannot find anything wrong, the issue continues and keep having to jump start the car. What can be wrong?

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    ProfessorG November 27, 2013, 19:56
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    Stupid question but are you saying the starter won't turn the engine?

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    wilkys, November 28, 2013, 10:57
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    Sometimes the engine turns a bit but not enough to start it. Most of the time the battery is completely dead and I can't even open the doors with the remote and have to use the key.
    This seems to happen only in cold weather, no issues during summer months.
    I got a new battery put in. The dealership cannot find anything wrong with the car. The car is only 3 years old this should not be happening?

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    ProfessorG, November 28, 2013, 11:17
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    Did you install any accessories that might be drawing power from the battery you might have forgotten about? Common sense tells me there must be a draw pulling the battery down to that level. If the starter was the only issue, I would think the cold cranking amp rating on the battery is less than needed for cold weather. Have the electrical system tested for a parasitic draw on the battery. Something is obviously draining your battery. Any questions, just ask.

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    wilkys, November 28, 2013, 13:21
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    no accessories!

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    ProfessorG, November 28, 2013, 13:33
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    needs to be tested for parasitic draw.

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    wilkys, November 28, 2013, 14:57
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    Ok, hopefully this can be resolved/tx for the info

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    ProfessorG, November 28, 2013, 15:14
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    U Bet, sure it will

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