My car is testing fine , but has to be jumped once a day then runs good rest of day .

Asked by Mar 02, 2017 at 05:00 PM about the 1989 Mazda 626 DX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

If my car sits for around 8 or more hours , it
will not start .  I have had the battery
replaced , tested the altenater, the starter
..they all rest good .. we thought  something
could be draining  the battery  so we
disconected  it over night and tried to start it
.. still didn't work .. it's turning over , and runs
all day after jump starting it ..  ugh someone
what's wrong with this thing ??

2 Answers

75,485

I would have the starter checked out thoroughly. Also make sure the battery cables are clean on both ends and are in good shape. Look for any corrosion in the cables.

20,915

Youtube has many how to videos showing how to find or locate a parasitic battery drain.

Your Answer

Mazda 626 Experts

  • #1
    littlehorn
    Reputation
    410
  • #2
    tropikalpirate
    Reputation
    280
  • #3
    lightGear
    Reputation
    240
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Mazda MX-5 Miata
212 listings starting at $5,495
Used Honda Accord
85 Great Deals out of 1,037 listings starting at $795
Used Honda Civic
319 Great Deals out of 3,578 listings starting at $1,795
Used Mazda MPV
15 listings

Used Cars For Sale

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.