So it started a couple days ago when my battery kept dying on me. I kept jumping it with the jump pack and letting it run for a few min but everytime I shut it off it was dead again. While this was going on the battery in my key fob died also. Replaced that, and jumped the car again a few days later. This time it cranked but wouldn't turn over. The only way I could get it to run was to pump the gas as I was cranking it. After doing that a little I got it to run. Two days later(today), battery was dead so this time I put a charger on it for the day. Went to go start it tonight and it did it again. Would crank but not turn over, and this time pumping the gas peddle would not work. As soon as I let off the gas it died. Felt like the car had power though since everything turned on ok. Anyone have an idea what this could be? Just purchased the car a couple months ago and not sure how old the battery is or what kind. It is a 98 gts with 72k miles
Well I was hoping that if I put a good charge on it itd bring the battery to life but if u guys think it needs replacing then ill do that. I just wanted some opinions before I spent the money is all lol What was it I needed again??
Meant to say cranks but wont start. U know what I mean. Its aggravating wanting to drive my car but I cant because the weather in buffalo sucks dick. I'm trying to get all the bugs worked out because the second we get a decent day I wanna drive her. Replacing the battery was first on my list so on break im gonna throw a new one in and fire it up.
Yes. My next guess was plugs. I'm thinking since ive been turning it over all week and its not been starting, the plugs fouled out and theres fuel in the cylinders. The exhaust smelled prty rich and I didn't want to touch the gas pedal any more until I figure it out.
If you wetted the plugs playing the dead battery game, and now you have a new (good) battery, we were right, and you haven't done the right thing yet. Try cranking it while holding the pedal at WOT. That will cut the fuel and dry the plugs.
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