Why does my car need to be cranked many times to start in morning. Old & new battery behave same. Jump starting works no matter the time.?

The weather isn't very cold (7°c at night) I've tried keeping the battery in the house over night in case it was being drained by the car but it still wouldn't start when I put it back in the morning. At noon it starts right up without a struggle even on the old battery, no need to jump or crank it multiple times even if its been off since the previous day,

3 Answers

  • 1 month ago

    The fuel pump check valve is probably bad. Try cycling the key to the ON position (no cranking) for 10 seconds and then OFF. Repeat this 3 times and then try starting the motor. If it starts right away it's a bad check valve. 

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    Replace the starter.

  • martin
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    The cold weather is having an effect on your car and the whole starting system.

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